Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

1599-6903 - Chapter 257 and Human Service Reserve




Account Description FY 2016
Spending
FY 2017
House 2
1599-6903 Chapter 257 and Human Service Reserve
For the fiscal year 2017 costs of chapter 257 of the acts of 2008 rate implementations and the compensation or salary and associated employee-related costs to personnel earning less than $40,000 in annual compensation who are employed by private human service providers that deliver human and social services under contracts with departments within the executive office of health and human services and the executive office of elder affairs; provided, that chapter 257 of the acts of 2008 rate implementations may include but are not limited to, costs associated with any court order or settlement between providers of services and the commonwealth related to the rate implementation process; provided further, that home care workers shall be eligible for funding from this item; provided further, that workers from shelters and programs that serve homeless individuals and families that were previously contracted through the department of transitional assistance and the department of public health who are currently contracted with the department of housing and community development and direct care workers that serve homeless veterans through the department of veterans' services shall be eligible for funding from this item; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be allocated to special education programs under chapter 71B of the General Laws, contracts for early education and care services or programs for which payment rates are negotiated and paid as class rates as established by the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that no funds shall be allocated from this item to contracts funded exclusively by federal grants as delineated in section 2D; and provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from the sum appropriated in this item to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2017 amounts that are necessary to meet these costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose
21,058,061 36,245,575

Line item includes consolidated account 1599-6901 and increased funding to support projected costs.

 
 


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