Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Health and Social Services


Government supported functions targeted to promote the general well-being and self-sufficiency of persons in need of safety net services as well as functions provided to the general public to protect and maintain the public health.

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Category

Description
Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care Programs targeted to offer ambulatory or outpatient clinical care including evaluative services.
Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services Programs targeted to offer preventative health, state laboratory and environmental health and inspection services, education and awareness opportunities, and lead prevention and other community prevention programs.
Direct Client and Family Supports Programs targeted to offer a broad range of social services delivered directly to enrolled or specifically identified clients.
Emergency Short Term Intervention and Stabilization Programs targeted to provide individuals in an emergency situation a place of overnight housing in a specialized residential facility or hospital setting for a limited period of time.
Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need Programs targeted to offer financial assistance in the form of cash grants, annuities or other benefits to eligible individuals.
Flexible Community Supports Programs targeted to provide a range of rehabilitative intervention, support services, and person-centered care to individuals and families to facilitate integration or continue stabilization in the community.
Food and Nutrition Supports and Services Programs targeted to offer financial subsidies for food purchases, nutrition education and awareness opportunities, and home delivered and congregate meals to eligible individuals.
Group, Work, or Day Support Programs Programs targeted to offer center-based services provided in a community setting delivering a variety of day programming, social recreation, rehabilitative, or other non-clinical services.
Long Term Group Care Programs targeted to provide long term or permanent living arrangements such as group homes, congregate housing and supported housing in which daily living, physical, social, and or clinical medical support may be provided.
State Operated Hospitals & Institutions Programs targeted to offer both acute and longer term care delivered in facilities that are owned and operated by the Commonwealth.
Transitional or Intermediate Care Programs targeted to provide individuals a place of overnight housing in a specialized residential facility or hospital setting for a limited period of time in order to enable and empower the individual to transition to a less restrictive community-based residential, own-home setting, or to a permanent family home.
Health and Social Services General Operations Programs targeted to support statewide health and social service operations which are shared across multiple programs or agencies and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas.

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