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Budget Summary FY2012

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011





FISCAL YEAR 2012 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2012
Conference
FY2012
Vetoes
FY2012
GAA
Personal Care Attendant Council 168 0 168
Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Medicaid Administration 83,484 0 83,484
MassHealth Auditing and Utilization Reviews 1,736 0 1,736
MassHealth Field Auditing Taskforce 1,000 0 1,000
MassHealth Recoveries from Current and Prior Fiscal Years Retained Revenue 225,000 0 225,000
MassHealth CommonHealth Plan 130,440 0 130,440
MassHealth Managed Care 3,879,011 0 3,879,011
MassHealth Fee-for-Service Payments 2,029,207 0 2,029,207
MassHealth Basic Coverage 157,017 0 157,017
MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment 4,771 0 4,771
MassHealth Family Assistance Plan 218,926 0 218,926
MassHealth Premium Assistance and Insurance Partnership Program 58,182 0 58,182
Healthy Start Program 13,800 0 13,800
Children's Behavioral Health Initiative 214,744 0 214,744
Children's Medical Security Plan 12,600 0 12,600
MassHealth HIV Plan 18,541 0 18,541
MassHealth Essential 389,757 0 389,757
Medicare Part D Phased Down Contribution 211,371 0 211,371
Health and Human Services Information Technology Costs 81,762 0 81,762
TOTAL    8,854,053 0 8,854,053

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account description amount
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 8,941,084,925
Direct Appropriations
4000-0050 Personal Care Attendant Council
For the operation of the personal care attendant quality workforce council established under section 29 of chapter 118G of the General Laws
167,708
4000-0300 Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Medicaid Administration
For the operation of the executive office of health and human services, including the operation of the managed care oversight board; provided, that the executive office shall provide technical and administrative assistance to agencies under the purview of the secretariat receiving federal funds; provided further, that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and its agencies, when contracting for services on the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, shall take into consideration the increased costs associated with the provision of goods, services and housing on said islands; provided further, that the executive office shall monitor the expenditures and completion timetables for systems development projects and enhancements undertaken by all agencies under the purview of the secretariat, and shall ensure that all measures are taken to make such systems compatible with one another for enhanced interagency interaction; provided further, that the executive office shall continue to develop and implement the common client identifier; provided further, that the executive office shall ensure that any collaborative assessments for children receiving services from multiple agencies within the secretariat shall be performed within existing resources; provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative and contracted services related to the implementation and operation of programs authorized by chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that in consultation with the division of health care finance and policy, no rate increase shall be provided to existing Medicaid provider rates without taking all measures possible under Title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure that rates of payment to providers do not exceed the rates that are necessary to meet only those costs which must be incurred by efficiently and economically operated providers in order to provide services of adequate quality; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the office of health equity within the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that expenditures for the purposes of each item appropriated for programs authorized by chapter 118E of the General Laws shall be accounted for in the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system not more than 10 days after the expenditures have been made by the Medicaid management information system; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made that are not federally reimbursable, including those related to Titles XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act or the MassHealth demonstration waiver approved under section 1115(a) of said Social Security Act or the community first section 1115 demonstration waiver, whether made by the executive office or another commonwealth entity, except as specifically authorized herein, or unless made for cost containment efforts, the purposes and amounts of which have been submitted to the executive office of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days prior to making such expenditures; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services may continue to recover provider overpayments made in the current and prior fiscal years through the Medicaid management information system, and that these recoveries shall be considered current fiscal year expenditure refunds; provided further, that the executive office may collect directly from a liable third party any amounts paid to contracted providers under chapter 118E of the General Laws for which the executive office later discovers another third party is liable if no other course of recoupment is possible; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for the purpose of funding interpretive services directly or indirectly related to a settlement or resolution agreement with the office of civil rights or any other office, group or entity; provided further, that interpretive services currently provided shall not give rise to enforceable legal rights for any party or to an enforceable entitlement to interpretive services; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the executive office shall require the commissioner of mental health to approve any prior authorization or other restriction on medication used to treat mental illness in accordance with written policies, procedures and regulations of the department of mental health; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than September 1, 2011, providing a detailed analysis of savings to be achieved in fiscal year 2012; provided further, that this report shall include, but not be limited to, savings from provider rate cuts, reprocurement of contracts and changes to MassHealth benefits; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than February 1, 2012 on savings achieved in the MassHealth program for the first half of fiscal year 2012; provided further, that any projection of deficiency in item 4000-0430, 4000-0500, 4000-0600, 4000-0700, 4000-0870, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0890, 4000-0895, 4000-0950, 4000-0990, 4000-1400 or 4000-1405 shall be reported to the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 90 days before the projected exhaustion of funding; provided further, that said reports shall include an explanation of said deficiencies, including but not limited to updated utilization and caseload information, as well as initiatives that did not generate expected savings; provided, however, that the information is provided in a manner that meets all applicable federal and state privacy and security requirements; provided further, that any unexpended balance in these accounts shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 2012; provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall report annually to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the percentage of MassHealth recipients receiving dental care in emergency rooms, community health centers or dentists offices, and the number and types of procedures performed; and provided further, that MassHealth shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 90 days in advance of any change in rates paid to providers of adult day habilitation, adult day health, adult foster care, and group adult foster care services
83,484,473
4000-0301 MassHealth Auditing and Utilization Reviews
For the costs of MassHealth provider and member audit and utilization review activities including, but not limited to, eligibility verification, disability evaluations, provider financial and clinical audits, and initiatives intended to enhance program integrity
1,736,425
4000-0309 MassHealth Field Auditing Taskforce
For the expansion of auditing activities in MassHealth, including, but not limited to field audits of high risk services; provided, that no expenditures shall be made from this item that are not federally reimbursable; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the state Medicaid office is hereby authorized to conduct a trial to determine the effectiveness of various fraud management tools to identify potential fraud at claims submission and validation in order to reduce Medicaid fraud prior to payment; provided further, that the state Medicaid office may employ strategies to improve systems for detection and may allow for the use of external data sources; provided further, that any such trial may test innovative technologies to improve Medicaid fraud detection and evaluate the efficacy of, among other things, a real-time model to identify and investigate potential Medicaid fraud cases prior to payment; provided further, that the Medicaid office may use actual claims data, in accordance with federal law, to identify specific suspicious provider billing patterns, document the results of any potential fraud findings and estimate anticipated savings and benefits to the commonwealth associated with such a fraud detection system; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall submit 2 reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing recoveries and offsets generated by said audits; and provided further, that the first report shall be delivered no later than January 16, 2012 and that the second report shall be delivered no later than June 15, 2012
1,000,000
4000-0430 MassHealth CommonHealth Plan
For the CommonHealth program to provide primary and supplemental medical care and assistance to disabled adults and children under sections 9A, 16 and 16A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursement for state expenditures made on behalf of such adults and children; provided further, that children shall be determined eligible for the medical care and assistance if they meet the disability standards as defined by the executive office, which shall be no more restrictive than the standards in effect on July 1, 1996; and provided further, that the executive office shall process CommonHealth applications within 45 days of receipt of a completed application or within 90 days if a determination of disability is required
130,439,637
4000-0500 MassHealth Managed Care
For health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office's primary care clinician/mental health and substance abuse plan or through a health maintenance organization under contract with the executive office and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under clauses (a) to (d), inclusive, and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws and section 16C of said chapter 118E; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceed 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that the executive office shall maintain the fiscal year 2011 overall reimbursement rate for the commonwealth's only medical respite program for the homeless; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be made only for the purposes expressly stated herein; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made to these providers; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item or item 4000-0700, if necessary, to achieve maximum federal financial participation, to enhance the ability of hospitals, community health centers and primary care clinicians to serve populations in need more efficiently and effectively; provided further, that these funds may be allocated using the standards used in fiscal year 2010; provided further, that these funds shall be disbursed not later than April 1, 2012; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item or item 4000-0700, if necessary, to enhance the ability of hospitals to address emergency room capacity issues due to individuals with mental illness who are awaiting placement in an acute care bed; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; and provided further, that for purposes of long-term health care cost savings and enhanced patient care, the commonwealth may recognize telehealth remote patient monitoring provided by home health agencies as a service to clients otherwise reimbursable through Medicaid
3,879,010,669
4000-0700 MassHealth Fee-for-Service Payments
For health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office's health care indemnity/third party liability plan and medical assistance recipients not otherwise covered under the executive office's managed care or senior care plans, and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under clauses (a) to (d), inclusive and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws and section 16C of said chapter 118E; provided, that no payments for special provider costs shall be made from this item without the prior written approval of the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceed 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that children who have aged out of the custody of the department of children and families shall be eligible for benefits until they reach age 21; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item for members who qualify for early intervention services; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that $3,000,000 may be expended from this item, or item 4000-0500, if necessary to achieve maximum federal financial participation, to enhance the ability of hospitals, community health centers and primary care clinicians to more efficiently and effectively serve populations in need; provided further, that these funds may be allocated using the standards used in fiscal year 2010; provided further, that these funds shall be disbursed not later than April 1, 2012; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item or 4000-0500, if necessary, to enhance the ability of hospitals to address emergency room capacity issues due to individuals with mental illness who are awaiting placement in an acute care bed; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made to these providers; provided further, that the executive office shall not, in fiscal year 2012, fund programs relating to case management with the intention of reducing length of stay for neonatal intensive care unit cases; provided further, that notwithstanding the foregoing, funds may be expended from this item for the purchase of third party insurance including, but not limited to, Medicare for any medical assistance recipient; provided further, that the executive office may reduce MassHealth premiums or copayments or offer other incentives to encourage enrollees to comply with wellness goals; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for activities relating to disability determinations or utilization management and review, including patient screenings and evaluations, regardless of whether such activities are performed by a state agency, contractor, agent or provider
2,029,206,633
4000-0870 MassHealth Basic Coverage
For health care services provided to adults participating in the medical assistance program pursuant to clause (g) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years
157,016,626
4000-0875 MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment
For the provision of benefits to eligible women who require medical treatment for either breast or cervical cancer in accordance with section 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII) of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000, Public Law 106-354, and in accordance with section 10D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall provide those benefits to women whose income, as determined by the executive office, does not exceed 250 per cent of the federal poverty level, subject to continued federal approval; provided further, that eligibility for benefits shall be extended solely for the duration of the cancerous condition; provided further, that before the provision of any benefits covered by this item, the executive office shall require screening for either breast or cervical cancer through the comprehensive breast and cervical cancer early detection program operated by the department of public health, in accordance with item 4570-1512 of section 2D; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these recipients in prior fiscal years
4,770,999
4000-0880 MassHealth Family Assistance Plan
For MassHealth benefits under clause (c) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws and section 16C of said chapter 118E for children and adolescents whose family incomes as determined by the executive office are above 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these children and adolescents in prior fiscal years
218,925,814
4000-0890 MassHealth Premium Assistance and Insurance Partnership Program
For the cost of health insurance subsidies paid to employees and employers of small businesses in the insurance reimbursement program under section 9C of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
58,181,956
4000-0895 Healthy Start Program
For the healthy start program to provide medical care and assistance to pregnant women and infants residing in the commonwealth pursuant to section 10E of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
13,800,000
4000-0950 Children's Behavioral Health Initiative
For the purposes of administrative and program expenses associated with the Children's behavioral health initiative, in accordance with the settlement agreement in the case of Rosie D. et al. v. Romney, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts civil action No. 01-30199-MAP, to provide comprehensive, community-based behavioral health services to children suffering from severe emotional disturbances; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall report biannually to the house and senate committees on ways and means relative to implementation of the initiative; provided further, that such biannual reports shall include, but not be limited to, details of the implementation plan, results of the scheduled plan to date, including a schedule detailing commencement of services and associated costs by service type, an analysis of compliance with the terms of the settlement agreement to date, a detailed itemization of services and service utilization by service type, geographical location and the age of the member receiving the service, data detailing the time that elapses between a member's request for services and commencement of an initial assessment for services, the time to complete the initial assessment and the time that elapses between initial assessment for services and commencement of services and a quarterly update of whether projected expenditures are likely to exceed the amount appropriated herein; provided further, that any unexpended balance in this item shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 2012; and provided further, that funds shall not be transferred from this item without notifying the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days prior to such a transfer
214,743,708
4000-0990 Children's Medical Security Plan
For the Children's medical security plan to provide primary and preventive health services for uninsured children from birth through age 18; provided, that the executive office shall prescreen enrollees and applicants for Medicaid eligibility; provided further, that no applicant shall be enrolled in the program until the applicant has been denied eligibility for the MassHealth program; provided further, that the MassHealth benefit request shall be used as a joint application to determine the eligibility for both MassHealth and the Children's medical security plan; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made on behalf of the children; provided further, that the executive office shall expend all necessary funds from this item to ensure the provision of the maximum benefit levels for this program, as authorized by section 10F of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that the maximum benefit levels for this program shall be made available only to those children who have been determined by the executive office to be ineligible for MassHealth benefits; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
12,600,000
4000-1400 MassHealth HIV Plan
For the purposes of providing MassHealth benefits to persons with a diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus with incomes up to 200 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
18,541,135
4000-1405 MassHealth Essential
For the operation of a program of preventive and primary care for chronically unemployed persons who are not receiving unemployment insurance benefits and who are not eligible for medical assistance but who are determined by the executive office of health and human services to be long-term unemployed; provided, that such persons shall meet the eligibility requirements of the MassHealth program established in section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that persons eligible under subsection (7) of section 16D of said chapter 118E shall also be eligible to receive benefits under this item; provided further, that the income of such persons shall not exceed 100 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that the eligibility requirements shall not exclude from eligibility persons who are employed intermittently or on a non-regular basis; provided further, that the provision of care to such persons under this program may, taking into account capacity, continuity of care, and geographic considerations, be restricted to certain providers; provided further, that the secretary may limit or close enrollment if necessary in order to ensure that expenditures from this item do not exceed the amount appropriated herein; provided further, that no such limitation shall be implemented unless the secretary has given 90 days' notice to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to recipients in prior fiscal years
389,757,408
4000-1420 Medicare Part D Phased Down Contribution
For the purposes of making payment to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in compliance with Title XIX of the Social Security Act
211,370,985
4000-1700 Health and Human Services Information Technology Costs
For the provision of information technology services within the executive office of health and human services
81,762,075

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4000-0320 MassHealth Recoveries from Current and Prior Fiscal Years Retained Revenue
For the executive office of health and human services which may expend for medical care and assistance rendered in the current year an amount not to exceed $225,000,000 from the monies received from recoveries and collections of any current or prior year expenditures; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the balance of any personal needs accounts collected from nursing and other medical institutions upon a medical assistance member's death and held by the executive office for more than 3 years may be credited to this item; and provided further, that no funds from this item shall be used for the purposes of item 4000-0300
225,000,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 59,531,770
4000-0102 Chargeback for Human Services Transportation
For the cost of transportation services for health and human services clients and the operation of the health and human services transportation office
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
8,086,443
4000-0103 Chargeback for Human Services Administration
For the costs of core administrative functions performed within the executive office of health and human services; provided, that the secretary of the executive office of health and human services may, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, identify administrative activities and functions common to the separate agencies, departments, offices, divisions, and commissions within the executive office and may designate such functions as core administrative functions in order to improve administrative efficiency and preserve fiscal resources; provided further, that common functions that may be designated core administrative functions include human resources, financial management and leasing and facility management; provided further, that all employees performing functions so designated may be employed by the executive office, and the executive office shall charge the agencies, departments, offices, divisions and commissions for such services; provided further, that upon the designation of a function as a core administrative function, the employees of each agency, department, office or commission who perform such core administrative functions may be transferred to the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that the reorganization shall not impair the civil service status of any such transferred employee who immediately before the effective date of this act either holds a permanent appointment in a position classified under chapter 31 of the General Laws or has tenure in a position by reason of section 9A of chapter 30 of the General Laws; and provided further, that nothing in this item shall impair or change an employee's status, rights, or benefits under chapter 150E of the General Laws
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
20,003,583
4000-1701 Chargeback for Health and Human Services Information Technology Costs
For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of health and human services
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
31,441,744

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 27,500,082
4000-0024 Affordable Care Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Consumer Assistance Grant
290,722
4000-0033 Integrate Care for Dual Eligible
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Demonstration to Integrate Care for Dual Eligible Individuals
833,000
4000-0323 Personal and Home Care Aid State Training Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Personal and Home Care Aid State Training Program
738,993
4000-0544 CHIPRA Quality Demonstration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant
2,666,404
4000-0826 Money Follows the Person Demo Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Money Follows the Person Demonstration Grant
13,000,000
4000-7590 Virtual Gateway School Nutrition Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Virtual Gateway School Nutrition Grant
45,000
4000-9058 My Child
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, My Child
1,875,000
4000-9401 Community Mental Health Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Community Mental Health Services
8,050,963

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Section 2E
1595-1068 Medical Assistance Trust Fund
For an operating transfer to the MassHealth provider payment account in the Medical Assistance Trust Fund established in section 2QQQ of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided, that these funds shall be expended only for services provided during state or federal fiscal year 2012, and no amounts previously or subsequently transferred into the Medical Assistance Trust Fund shall be expended on payments described in the section 1115 demonstration waiver for services provided during state fiscal year 2012, or payments described in the state plan for services provided during federal fiscal year 2012; provided further, that all payments from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund shall be subject to the availability of federal financial participation, shall be made only in accordance with federally-approved payment methods, shall be consistent with federal funding requirements and all federal payment limits as determined by the secretary of health and human services and shall be subject to the terms and conditions of an agreement with the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that any increase in payment made from the trust fund totaling an amount greater than $251,000,000 in fiscal year 2012 shall be made only after the secretary of health and human services certifies that any increase in payments from the trust fund shall not exceed the negotiated limit for section 1115 waiver spending; provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall notify, in writing, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing of any increases in payments within 15 days; and provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall make a payment of up to $308,050,000 from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund to the Cambridge Public Health Commission for dates of service in state and federal fiscal year 2012 only after the Cambridge Public Health Commission transfers up to $154,025,000 of its funds to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund using a federally-permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the nonfederal share of such payment
394,025,000
1595-1069 Health Insurance Technology Trust Fund
For the purpose of administering the Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Payment program; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller shall transfer up to $500,000 from the General Fund to the Health Insurance Technology Trust Fund; and provided further, that all payments from the Health Insurance Technology Trust Fund shall be subject to the availability of federal financial participation
500,000
1595-5819 Commonwealth Care Trust Fund
For an operating transfer to the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund, established under section 2OOO of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided, that up to $30,000,000 shall be transferred from the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund, established under section 36 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; provided further, that the hospital fiscal year 2012 payment amount to each hospital shall be funded by the Health Safety Net Trust Fund; provided further, that payments may be made either as safety net care payments under the commonwealth's section 1115 waiver, or as an adjustment to Title XIX service rate payments, or a combination thereof; provided further that for the purpose of this line item, Massachusetts nonprofit disproportionate share hospitals with a Medicare payer mix percentage greater than 45% of Total Gross Patient Service Revenue using FY09 403 cost report data shall be defined as a public service hospital; further provided public service hospitals qualifying under this line item shall receive an equal payment of the amount of surplus public service hospital safety net care payment monies from public service hospitals qualifying under 114.1 CMR 36.02; further provided that these funds may only be disbursed if allowed by the Commonwealth's 1115 Medicaid waiver; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services and the health safety net office may use other federally permissible funding mechanisms available for public service hospitals, as defined in 114.1 CMR 36.02, to reimburse up to $70,000,000 of uncompensated care at the hospitals using sources distinct from the funding made available to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance, in consultation with the secretary of health and human services and the executive director of the commonwealth health insurance connector authority, shall on a quarterly basis evaluate the revenue needs of the health safety net program funded by the Health Safety Net Trust Fund and the Commonwealth Care subsidized health insurance program funded by the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund, and if necessary, transfer monies between these funds for the purpose of ensuring that sufficient revenues are available to support projected program expenditures; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall report any transfers made between the Health Safety Net Trust Fund and the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on healthcare financing within 30 days of the proposed transfer; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, if the secretary of administration and finance determines that amounts transferred from the General Fund to the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund are not needed to support the costs of the commonwealth care and Commonwealth Care Bridge subsidized health insurance programs in fiscal year 2012, the secretary of administration and finance shall notify the comptroller and the house and senate committees on ways and means of this determination and the comptroller shall transfer such amounts from the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund back to the General Fund; and provided further, that up to $3,500,000 shall be applied for the purpose of providing small business health insurance wellness subsidies pursuant to section 7A of chapter 176Q of the General Laws; and provided further, that notwithstanding said section 7A of said chapter 176Q, for fiscal year 2012, the connector shall provide an annual health insurance wellness subsidy not to exceed 15 per cent of eligible employer health care costs as calculated by the employer for credit by the federal government under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
728,011,822

account description amount