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Budget Summary FY2018

15951068 - Medical Assistance Trust Fund
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
1595-1068 Medical Assistance Trust Fund
For an operating transfer to the MassHealth provider payment account in the Medical Assistance Trust Fund established in section 2QQQ of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided, that these funds shall be expended for services provided during state or federal fiscal year 2017 or 2018 or for public hospital transformation and incentive initiative payments for state fiscal year 2017 or 2018 or for Medicaid care organization payments under 42 CFR 438.6(c) for rate year 2018; provided further, that all payments from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund shall be: (i) subject to the availability of federal financial participation; (ii) made only under federally-approved payment methods; (iii) consistent with federal funding requirements and all federal payment limits as determined by the secretary of health and human services; and (iv) 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 notify, in writing, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing of increases or decreases in any payments made within the term of the current 1115 waiver or other state plan amendments within 15 days; and provided further, that the secretary of health and human services will utilize funds from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund to make payments of up to $365,000,000 to the Cambridge public health commission or to Medicaid care organizations for payment to the Cambridge public health commission if the Cambridge public health commission, in anticipation of receiving such payments, first voluntarily transfers an amount equal to the non-federal share of such payments to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund using a federally-permissible source of funds
403,359,287 452,400,000