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Budget Summary FY2016

45131111 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
4513-1111 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
For the promotion of health and disease prevention including, but not limited to, the following programs: (i) breast cancer prevention; (ii) diabetes screening and outreach; (iii) ovarian cancer screening; (iv) hepatitis C prevention and management; (v) 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; (vi) colorectal cancer prevention; (vii) prostate cancer screening, education and treatment with a particular focus on African American males; (viii) osteoporosis education; and (ix) maintenance of the statewide lupus database; provided, that $100,000 shall be expended for macular degeneration research into prevention and treatment at The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Inc.; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the Betsy Lehman center for patient safety and medical error reduction; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the FIT Body & Soul program at COGIC Family Services, Inc. in the city of Springfield; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for education and support of patients diagnosed with phenylketonuria, PKU, or related disorders and their families through a grant to the New England Connection for PKU and Allied Disorders, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the New North Citizen Council, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Haitian American Public Health Initiative to provide vital healthcare and education services to families and children in the Haitian community in the city of Boston and the town of Milton; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, $250,000 shall be appropriated for Mass in Motion programming, contingent upon receipt of matching prevention federal block grant funds

3,522,377 3,952,386

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.