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Budget Summary FY2014

50425000 - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





Account Description FY2013
Spending
FY2014
GAA
5042-5000 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
For child and adolescent services, including the costs of psychiatric and related services provided to children and adolescents determined to be medically-ready for discharge from acute hospital units or mental health facilities and who are experiencing unnecessary delays in being discharged due to the lack of more appropriate settings; provided, that for the purpose of funding those services, the commissioner of mental health may allocate funds from the amount appropriated to other departments within the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that the department shall not refer or discharge a child or adolescent to the custody or care of the department of children and families until the department of mental health forwards its assessment and recommendation as to whether the child or adolescent is appropriate for foster care or, due to severe emotional disturbance, is more appropriate for group care; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $3,100,000 for the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project; and provided further, that the commissioner may assess surcharge payors, as defined in section 64 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, for amounts expended from this item for the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project which are related to services rendered to the commercial clients of such surcharge payors
71,521,791 85,222,740