45900912 - Western Massachusetts Hospital Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue

Account Description FY2011
Spending
FY2012
GAA
4590-0912 Western Massachusetts Hospital Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue
For the department of public health which may expend an amount not to exceed $16,457,488 from reimbursements collected for Western Massachusetts Hospital services, subject to the approval of the commissioner of public health; provided, that such revenues may be expended for the purpose of hospital-related costs, including personnel, capital expenditures, DD object class chargebacks and motor vehicle replacement; provided further, that all revenues expended shall be pursuant to schedules submitted to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Western Massachusetts Hospital shall be eligible to receive and retain full payment under the medical assistance program administered by the executive office of health and human services pursuant to chapter 118E of the General Laws for all goods and services provided by the hospital in accordance with all federal requirements; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Western Massachusetts Hospital shall reimburse the General Fund for a portion of employee benefit expenses, according to a schedule submitted by the commissioner of public health and approved by the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that such reimbursement shall not exceed 10 per cent of total personnel costs for the hospital; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that no funds appropriated herein shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item
16,400,049 16,457,488