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Budget Summary FY2017

15951067 - Delivery System Transformation Initiatives Trust Fund
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
1595-1067 Delivery System Transformation Initiatives Trust Fund
For an operating transfer to the Delivery System Transformation Initiatives Trust Fund established in section 35UU of chapter 10 of the General Laws; provided, that these funds shall be expended under the delivery system transformation initiative master plan and hospital-specific plans approved in the MassHealth demonstration waiver under section 1115 of the Social Security Act, as codified at 42 U.S.C. section 1315 for state or federal fiscal year 2016; provided further, that all payments from the fund shall be: (a) subject to the availability of federal financial participation; (b) made only under federally-approved payment methods; (c) consistent with federal funding requirements and all federal payment limits as determined by the secretary of health and human services; and (d) subject to the terms and conditions of an agreement with the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall make payments of up to $49,338,667 from the fund to the Cambridge public health commission for federal fiscal year 2017 only after the Cambridge public health commission transfers up to $24,669,334 of its funds to the Delivery System Transformation Initiatives Trust Fund using a federally-permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the non-federal share of the payment provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall make payments of up to $44,853,333 from the fund to the Cambridge public health commission for federal fiscal year 2017 only after the Cambridge public health commission transfers up to $22,426,667 of its funds to the Delivery System Transformation Initiatives Trust Fund using a federally-permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the non-federal share of the payment; and provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2017 on: (a) the payments made to each hospital; (b) the investments each hospital has made with this funding; and (c) each hospital's performance on the quality measures assessed under the delivery system transformation initiatives program

186,906,667 196,252,001

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program expansion not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.