45131111 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Account Description FY2010
Spending
FY2011
GAA
4513-1111 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
For the promotion of health and disease prevention including, but not limited to, the following programs: breast cancer prevention; diabetes screening and outreach; ovarian cancer screening; a statewide STOP stroke program and ongoing stroke prevention and education; hepatitis C prevention and management; multiple sclerosis screening, information, education and treatment programs and the Multiple Sclerosis Home Living Navigating Key Services program administered by the Central New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; colorectal cancer prevention; prostate cancer screening, education and treatment with a particular focus on African American males; osteoporosis education; maintenance of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis registry created pursuant to section 25A of chapter 111 of the General Laws; and maintenance of the statewide lupus database; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the Betsy Lehman Center for patient safety; and provided further, that upon receipt of a written certification by the secretary of administration and finance, addressed to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the comptroller of the commonwealth, that legislation extending the commonwealth's eligibility for an enhanced federal medical assistance percentage pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Pub. L. No. 111-5, not in effect as of June 1, 2010, has been duly enacted and signed into law by the President of the United States or that the federal government has otherwise obligated itself to release additional funding not available as of June 1, 2010, to the commonwealth during state fiscal year 2011, funds shall be expended for a program to combat mental retardation in children suffering from a genetic effect causing phenyllketonuria; brain aneurysm education, awareness and early detection; and the operation of the Betsy Lehman Center



General Fund 97.942%

FMAP Budget Relief Fund 2.058%

6,286,478 5,949,484

Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this language and reducing this amount because none of the enhanced FMAP funds have been received from or committed by the federal government.