50950015 - Inpatient Facilities and Community-Based Mental Health Services

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
5095-0015 Inpatient Facilities and Community-Based Mental Health Services
For the operation of adult inpatient facilities and community-based mental heath services; provided, that in order to comply with the Olmstead decision and to enhance care within available resources to clients served by the department, the department shall take steps to consolidate or close psychiatric hospitals managed by the department and shall endeavor within available resources to discharge clients residing in the inpatient facilities to residential services in the community when the following criteria are met: a) the client is deemed clinically suited for a more integrated setting; b) community residential service capacity and resources available are sufficient to provide each client with an equal or improved level of service; and c) the cost to the commonwealth of serving the client in the community is less than or equal to the cost of serving the client in inpatient care; provided further, that any client transferred to another inpatient facility as the result of a facility closure shall receive a level of care that is equal to or better than the care that had been received at the closed facility; provided further, that the department may allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from this item to item 5046-0000, as necessary, under allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving inpatient care at the centers and facilities; and provided further, that the department of mental health shall notify the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means 60 days prior to the closure of any inpatient state hospital beds
181,899,591 180,377,536  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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SPENDING CATEGORY
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
Wages & Salaries 105,198 107,551 117,711 119,618 121,968 -74
Employee Benefits 292 317 456 481 2,112 0
Operating Expenses 18,206 21,305 21,916 19,776 20,550 -410
Public Assistance 29,432 33,019 34,026 34,109 37,270 0
TOTAL 153,127 162,192 174,110 173,983 181,900 -485

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=68%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=11%, Public Assistance=20%