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Department of Elder Affairs

 
Health and Human Services
 
FISCAL YEAR 2007 RESOURCE SUMMARY ($000)
DEPARTMENT
FY 2007
Budgetary
Recommendations

FY 2007
Federal, Trust,
and ISF

FY 2007
Total
Spending

FY 2007
Budgetary
Non-Tax Revenue

Department of Elder Affairs 2,058,856  41,282  2,100,138  911,480 

TOTAL       2,058,856  41,282    2,100,138  911,480 
 
Department of Elder Affairs 2,100,137,878
 
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Budgetary Direct Appropriations 2,058,856,242
Direct Appropriations  
 
 MassHealth - Senior Care Plans  
   4000-0600   For health care services provided to MassHealth members who are seniors and not otherwise receiving services provided under the senior care options program; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to recipients in prior fiscal years 1,680,948,536
 
 MassHealth - Senior Care Options  
   4000-0620   For the operation of the senior care options program pursuant to the provisions of section 9D of chapter 118E of the General Laws 99,455,256
 
 Department of Elder Affairs Administration  
   9110-0100   For the operation of the department of elder affairs 2,198,882
 
 Prescription Advantage  
   9110-1455   For the costs of the drug insurance program authorized by section 39 of chapter 19A of the General Laws; provided, that amounts received by the department of elder affairs' vendor as premium or enrollment fee revenue for this program may be retained and expended by the vendor for the purposes of the program; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, prescription drug coverage or benefits payable by the department of elder affairs, and the entities with which it has contracted for administration of the subsidized catastrophic drug insurance program pursuant to the provisions of said section 39 of said chapter 19A shall be the payer of last resort for such program for eligible persons with regard to any other third party prescription coverage or benefits available to such eligible persons; provided further, that said program is subject to appropriation; provided further, that expenditures shall not exceed the amount authorized herein in fiscal year 2007; provided further, that the department of elder affairs may take steps for the coordination of benefits with the Medicare prescription drug benefit created pursuant to the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003, to ensure that Massachusetts residents take advantage of said benefit; and provided further, that the department of elder affairs may provide assistance for prescription drug costs to enrollees who qualify for Medicare Part D as well as assistance for premiums, deductibles, payments, and co-payments required by Medicare prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage prescription drug plans, and assistance for deductibles, payments, and co-payments required by other plans which provide creditable prescription drug coverage as defined by section 104 of said Medicare Modernization Act, and which provide coverage of the cost of prescription drugs actuarially equal to or better than that provided by Medicare Part D 59,572,979
 
 Elder Enhanced Home Care Services Program  
   9110-1500   For the operation of the enhanced home care services program 42,831,919
 
 Supportive Senior Housing Program  
   9110-1604   For the operation of the supportive senior housing program 3,737,572
 
 Elder Home Care Purchased Services  
   9110-1630   For the operation of the elder home care program, including contracts with aging service access points or other qualified entities for the home care program, including home care, health aides, home health and respite services, and other services provided to the elderly; provided, that a sliding fee shall be charged to qualified elders; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may waive collection of sliding fees in cases of extreme financial hardship; provided further, that not more than $7,500,000 in revenues accrued from sliding fees shall be retained by the individual home care corporations without re-allocation by the department of elder affairs and shall be expended for the purposes of the home care program consistent with guidelines to be issued by the department; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated herein to item 9110-1633 for case management services and the administration of the home care program 103,142,340
 
 Elder Home Care Case Management and Administration  
   9110-1633   For the operation of the elder home care case management program, including administrative costs and contracts with aging service access points, so-called, or other qualified entities for home care case management services; provided, that the costs of administration for the home care corporations funded through items 9110-1500 and 9110-1630 shall be funded herein; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated herein to item 9110-1630 39,311,751
 
 Elder Protective Services  
   9110-1636   For the operation of the elder protective services program 13,828,724
 
 Congregate Housing Program  
   9110-1660   For congregate and shared housing services for the elderly 1,341,283
 
 Residential Placement for Homeless Elders  
   9110-1700   For residential assessment and placement programs for homeless elders 250,000
 
 Elder Nutrition Program  
   9110-1900   For the elder nutrition program 5,237,000
 
 Grants to Councils on Aging  
   9110-9002   For grants to the councils on aging and for grants to or contracts with non-public entities which are consortia or associations of councils on aging 7,000,000
 
Federal Grant Spending 41,281,636
 
 Older Americans Act - Title III and Title VII  
   9110-1074   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Older Americans Act - Title III and Title VII 9,413,190
 
 National Family Caregiver Support Program  
   9110-1077   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Family Caregiver Support Program 5,425,340
 
 Health Information Counseling and Assistance  
   9110-1095   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Health Information Counseling and Assistance 659,385
 
 Older Americans Act - Title III Nutrition Program  
   9110-1173   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Older Americans Act - Title III Nutrition Program 13,420,000
 
 Nutrition Services Incentive Program  
   9110-1174   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Nutrition Services Incentive Program 4,074,000
 
 Community Service Employment Program  
   9110-1178   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Community Service Employment Program 1,901,968
 
 State Pharmacy Assistance Program Transitional Grant  
   9110-1755   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Pharmacy Assistance Program Transitional Grant 6,048,468
 
 New England Massachusetts Aging and Disability Resource Center  
   9110-2760   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, New England Massachusetts Aging and Disability Resource Center 89,285
 
 Aging and Disability Resource Center - Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services  
   9110-2761   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Aging and Disability Resource Center - Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services 250,000