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Budget Summary FY2012

41000059 - Health Care Finance and Policy CommCare Language
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011





Account Description FY2011
Spending
FY2012
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4100-0059 Health Care Finance and Policy CommCare Language
For the operation of the division of health care finance and policy and the administration of the Health Safety Net Trust Fund established in section 36 of chapter 118G of the General Laws between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2012; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the assessment to acute hospitals authorized pursuant to section 5 of said chapter 118G for the estimated expenses of the division shall include in fiscal year 2012 the estimated expenses, including indirect costs, of the division and shall be equal to the amount appropriated in this item less one-half of the amounts projected to be collected in fiscal year 2012 from: (1) filing fees; (2) fees and charges generated by the division's publication or dissemination of reports and information; and (3) federal financial participation received as reimbursement for the division's administrative costs; provided further, that the assessed amount shall not be less than 55 per cent of the total expenses appropriated for the division and the health safety net office; provided further, for the purposes of supporting the division's expanded role in developing health care policies that benefit government entities, providers, purchasers and consumers, the division shall assess surcharge payors as defined in section 34 of said chapter 118G, not less than 10 per cent of the total estimated expenses appropriated for the division and the health safety net office, including indirect costs, in fiscal year 2012, less one-half of amounts projected to be collected in fiscal year 2012 from: (1) filing fees; (2) fees and charges generated by the division's publication or dissemination of reports and information; and (3) federal financial participation received as reimbursement for the division's administrative costs; provided further, that the assessment on surcharge payors shall be calculated in a manner similar to the assessment authorized under section 38 of said chapter 118G, and shall be collected in a manner consistent with the provisions of said chapter 118G and deposited in the General Fund; provided further, that funds appropriated herein shall only be expended upon certification by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to the Secretary of Administration and Finance and the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means that the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy has successfully implemented a claims adjudication system for both inpatient and outpatient claims in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 58 of the acts of 2006; and provided further, that said Secretary shall also report on or before March 1, 2012, on all measures undertaken to recover invalid payments made to Health Care Safety Net providers in prior fiscal years
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