Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2012

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2012

1595-1068 - Medical Assistance Trust Fund




Account Description FY2011
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FY2012
House 1
1595-1068 Medical Assistance Trust Fund
Notwithstanding provisions of the preamble of section 2E, and to provide for an operating transfer to the MassHealth provider payment account in the Medical Assistance Trust Fund, established under section 2QQQ of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided, that these funds may be expended only for services provided during state or federal fiscal year 2012, and no amounts previously or subsequently transferred into the Medical Assistance Trust Fund may be expended on payments described in the 1115 demonstration waiver for services provided during state fiscal year 2012 or payments described in the state plan for services provided during federal fiscal year 2012; provided further, that all payments from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund shall be subject to the availability of federal financial participation, shall be made only in accordance with federally-approved payment methods, shall be consistent with federal funding requirements and all federal payment limits as determined by the secretary of health and human services, and shall be subject to the terms and conditions of an agreement with the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that any increase in payment made from the trust fund totaling an amount greater than $251,000,000 in fiscal year 2012 shall be made only after the secretary of health and human services certifies that any increase in payments from the trust fund shall not exceed the negotiated limit for section 1115 waiver spending; 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 house and the joint committee on healthcare financing for any increases in payments within 15 days; provided further, that the secretary of the executive office of health and human services shall make a payment of up to $308,050,000 from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund to the Cambridge public health commission for dates of service in state and federal fiscal year 2012 only after the Cambridge public health commission transfers up to $154,025,000 of its funds to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund, using a federally permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the nonfederal share of the payment
392,500,000 394,025,000

 
 


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