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

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2012

4100-0060 - Division of Health Care Finance and Policy




Account Description FY2011
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FY2012
House 1
4100-0060 Division of Health Care Finance and Policy
For the operation of the division of health care finance and policy and the administration of the Health Safety Net Trust Fund established in section 36 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the assessment to acute hospitals authorized under section 5 of said chapter 118G for the estimated expenses of the division shall include in fiscal year 2012 the estimated expenses, including indirect costs, of the division and shall be equal to the amount appropriated in this item less amounts projected to be collected in fiscal year 2012 from: (1) filing fees; (2) fees and charges generated by the division's publication or dissemination of reports and information; and (3) federal financial participation received as reimbursement for the division's administrative costs; provided further, that the assessed amount shall not be less than 55 per cent of the total expenses appropriated for the division and the health safety net office; provided further, for the purposes of supporting the division's expanded role in developing health care policies that benefit government entities, providers, purchasers, and consumers, the division shall assess surcharge payors as defined in section 34 of said chapter 118G, not less than 10 per cent of the total estimated expenses appropriated for the division and the health safety net office, including indirect costs, in fiscal year 2012, less amounts projected to be collected in fiscal year 2012 from: (1) filing fees; (2) fees and charges generated by the division's publication or dissemination of reports and information; and (3) federal financial participation received as reimbursement for the division's administrative costs; provided further, that the assessment on surcharge payors shall be calculated in a manner similar to the assessment authorized under section 38 of said chapter 118G, and shall be collected in a manner consistent with said chapter 118G and deposited in the General Fund; and provided further, notwithstanding section 2 of chapter 288 of the acts of 2010, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the health care quality and cost council established in section 16K of chapter 6A of the general laws to promote high quality, cost effective patient centered care
20,957,507 21,157,507

 
 


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