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Office of Children, Youth, and Family Services

Health and Human Services
     Office of Children, Youth, and Family Services
         Department of Transitional Assistance
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FY06
GAA
FY07
House 2
 
State Supplement to Supplemental Security Income  
   4405-2000   For the state supplement to the supplemental security income program for the aged and disabled, including a program for emergency needs for supplemental security income recipients; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for burial expenses incurred in the prior fiscal year; provided further, that the department of transitional assistance, in collaboration with the executive office of health and human services, may fund an optional supplemental living arrangement category under the supplemental security income program that makes payments to persons living in assisted living residences certified pursuant to chapter 19D of the General Laws who meet the income and clinical eligibility criteria established by the department and the executive office; provided further, that said optional category of payments shall only be administered in conjunction with the Medicaid group adult foster care benefit; and provided further, that reimbursements to providers for services rendered in prior fiscal years may be expended from this item 205,568,300 210,887,077
 
 
 Increased funding to support projected need.