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Budget Summary FY2016

Outside Section 166
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015




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MassHealth Savings Report

SECTION 166.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the division of medical assistance shall, not later than October 1, 2015, file a report with the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means identifying savings initiatives and cash management strategies that the executive office of health and human services shall pursue in fiscal year 2016 in order to operate the MassHealth program within the amounts appropriated in items 4000-0430, 4000-0500, 4000-0600, 4000-0700, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0885, 4000-0940, 4000-0950, 4000-0990 and 4000-1400; provided, however, that the division of medical assistance shall notify the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not fewer than 15 days in advance of any deviation from the planned implementation of savings initiatives and cash management strategies included in the initial report; and provided further, that the division shall notify the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not fewer than 45 days in advance of implementing any proposed rate cuts to providers or service cuts to members.