5 HEALTH AND CARE INTEGRATED COMMISSIONING COMMITTEE (COMMITTEE IN COMMON) – The Director: Governance and Partnerships submitted a report seeking approval to create a Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Committee of the Executive (Cabinet) in partnership with the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
The council and CCG had worked in partnership to lead, commission and develop integration across the health and care system. Recently, the Health and Wellbeing Board agreed the North Lincolnshire Health and Care Integration Plan.
The formation of Committees in Common enabled councils and CCGs to better align shared decision-making processes, particularly in areas of mutual commissioning interest.
The terms of reference appended to the report set out the proposed remit of the Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Committee, which together with its counterpart Integrated Commissioning Committee established by the CCG, acting as a Committee in Common, would meet to have oversight of:
• Joint commissioning between the CCG and the council
• The integrated financial plan and other aspects of aligned budgets
• The Better Care Plan and Section 75 agreement
• Agreement of complimentary decisions set out and agreed by Cabinet and the CCG Governing Body annually, and
• Approval and implementation of a single prioritisation framework for areas of mutual interest.
From a governance perspective, the Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Committee and its counterpart CCG Integrated Commissioning Committee would, as a Committee in Common, meet together at the same time and place with the same agenda. Both committees would take decisions in their own capacities and remain accountable to their parent authority, therefore in the case of the Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Committee this would remain accountable to the Executive and the council under the council’s constitution.
Resolved - (a) That the proposal, set out in Option 1 of the report, that a Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Committee of Executive be established, as a Committee in Common, in partnership with the CCG, be approved; (b) that the Deputy Leader, the Children, Families and Culture Cabinet Member and the Connectivity Cabinet Member be appointed to the Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Committee; (c) that the terms of reference appended to the report be approved and adopted, and (d) the council’s constitution be updated to reflect the contents of the report.