Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 21-0060    Version: 1
Agenda section: Action Items Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2020 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Agenda item title: Tissue Recovery Facility Use Agreement between Baldwin County Commission (Baldwin County Coroner's Office) and the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation P.C., d/b/a Legacy of Hope
Attachments: 1. Tissue Recovery Facility Use Agreement

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  10/20/2020

Item Status:   New

From: Dr. Brian Pierce, Coroner

Submitted by:  Brandy Byrd, Administrative Support Specialist III

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ITEM TITLE

Title

Tissue Recovery Facility Use Agreement between Baldwin County Commission (Baldwin County Coroner’s Office) and the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation P.C., d/b/a Legacy of Hope

Body

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Authorize the Chairman to execute a Tissue Recovery Facility Use Agreement between Baldwin County Commission (Baldwin County Coroner’s Office) and the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation P.C., d/b/a Legacy of Hope (LoH) for the procurement and disposition of deceased tissues through the recovery of tissues for use in human tissue transplantation and research.  The reimbursement fee schedule shall be $500.00 per multi-tissue recovery case, $250.00 per single tissue recovery case (Heart for Valve only recovery or Dermis only cases), and $100.00 when Legacy of Hope determines case becomes an on-site deferral.  This Agreement shall be for an initial term of one year, beginning October 27, 2020, and shall automatically renew for one-year term unless either party gives the other party ten (10) days prior written notice of its intent not to renew the Agreement.  The Agreement may be terminated by either party at any time with or without cause.

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Previous Commission action/date:  N/A

 

Background:  Legacy of Hope is the designated organ procurement organization for the State of Alabama for deceased donor organs and tissues such as bone and supporting structures, skin, vessels, and heart valves, but excluding eyes.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  $18,000.00 Annual Revenue

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  1.47900

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  NA

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

Yes

 

Reviewed/approved by:  Brad Hicks, County Attorney

 

Additional comments:  N/A

 

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  N/A

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up:  Administration send correspondence to:

 

Legacy of Hope

c/o Michelle Falgoust

502 20th St. South

Birmingham, Alabama 35233

 

cc:

 

The Honorable Dr. Brian Pierce

Coroner

Baldwin County, Alabama

P.O. Box 2647

Robertsdale, Alabama 36567

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):  N/A

 

Additional instructions/notes:  Legacy of Hope requests two signed copies for signature.