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Budget Summary FY2017

45131111 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
4513-1111 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
For the promotion of health and disease prevention including, but not limited to, the following programs: (a) breast cancer prevention; (b) diabetes screening and outreach; (c) ovarian cancer screening; (d) hepatitis C prevention and management; (e) multiple sclerosis screening, information, education and treatment programs and the Multiple Sclerosis Home Living Independently Navigating Key Services program administered by the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; (f) colorectal cancer prevention; (g) prostate cancer screening, education and treatment with a particular focus on African American males; (h) osteoporosis education; and (i) maintenance of the statewide lupus database; provided, that funding shall be expended for Mass in Motion community grants in an amount not less than expended in fiscal year 2016, contingent upon receipt of matching federal prevention block grant funds; 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 funds may be expended for the operation of the Betsy Lehman Center for patient safety; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the Betsy Lehman Center for patient safety; provided further, that $100,000 shall be appropriated to the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth to be expended for the operation of the Cranberry Health Research Center at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to fund the Haitian American Public Health Initiative (HAPHI) to provide vital healthcare and education services to thousands of families and children in the Haitian community in the City of Boston and Town of Milton; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for macular degeneration research into prevention and treatment at The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Inc; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a grant to a statewide Alzheimer's disease advocacy and education organization for a public awareness and education campaign as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which shall include a description of the early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, access to patient services, importance of early diagnosis and family caregiver education and support; and provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the COGIC Family Services, Inc. FIT Body and Soul program in the city of Springfield

3,785,651 3,929,010

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