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Budget Summary FY2009

15996901 - Purchase of Service Rate Increase
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009





Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
1599-6901 Purchase of Service Rate Increase
For a reserve to adjust the wages, compensation or salary and associated employee-related costs to personnel earning less than $40,000 in annual compensation who are employed by private human service providers that deliver human and social services under contracts with departments within the executive office of health and human services and the executive office of elder affairs; provided, that home care workers shall be eligible for funding from this appropriation; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance may allocate the funds appropriated in this item to the departments in order to implement this initiative; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall condition the expenditure of appropriation upon assurances that the funds shall be used solely for the purposes of equal percentage adjustments to wages, compensation or salary; provided further, that not later than January 15, 2009, the executive office of health and human services shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report delineating the number of employees, by job title and average salary, receiving the adjustment in fiscal year 2009 and the average percentage adjustment funded herein; provided further, that the report shall also include, for each contract scheduled to receive any allocation from this item in each such department, the total payroll expenditures in each contract for the categories of personnel scheduled to receive the adjustments; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be allocated to special education programs under chapter 71B of the General Laws, contracts for early education and care services or programs for which payment rates are negotiated and paid as class rates as established by the division of health care finance and policy; provided further, that no funds shall be allocated from this item to contracts funded exclusively by federal grants as delineated in section 2D; provided further, that the total fiscal year 2009 costs of salary adjustments and any other associated employee costs authorized there under shall not exceed $23,000,000; provided further, that the executive office health and human services shall submit an allocation schedule to the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days after disbursement of funds; and provided further, that the annualized cost of the adjustments in fiscal year 2010 shall not exceed the amount appropriated herein
23,000,000 23,000,000  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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FY2005
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FY2006
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FY2007
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FY2008
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FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Public Assistance 19,974 19,975 27,210 23,586 23,000 0
TOTAL 19,974 19,975 27,210 23,586 23,000 0

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Public Assistance=100%