1595-1068 - Medical Assistance Trust Fund

Account Description FY 2014
GAA
FY 2015
House 2
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 only for services provided during state or federal fiscal year 2015, and no amounts previously or subsequently transferred into the Medical Assistance Trust Fund shall be expended on payments described in the section 1115 demonstration waiver for services provided during state fiscal year 2015, or payments described in the state plan for services provided during federal fiscal year 2015; 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 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; and provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall make a payment of up to $344,000,000 from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund to the Cambridge Public Health Commission for dates of service in state and federal fiscal year 2015 only after the Cambridge Public Health Commission transfers up to $172,000,000 of its funds to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund using a federally permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the non-federal share of such payment
394,000,000 412,000,000

Decreased funding to support projected costs.