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

9110-1630 - Elder Home Care Purchased Services




Account Description FY 2016
Spending
FY 2017
House 2
9110-1630 Elder Home Care Purchased Services
For the purchase of direct services provided to qualified elders enrolled in the state home care program as established in sections 4, 4A and 4B of chapter 19A of the General Laws; provided, that aging service access points (ASAPs) shall be responsible for authorizing and purchasing community long-term care services from qualified direct service providers as determined by the comprehensive service plan developed by the ASAPs; provided further, that all qualified service plans eligible for enhanced service provision shall receive the enhanced reimbursement rate as established by 101 CMR 417.00; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may waive collection of sliding fees in cases of extreme financial hardship; provided further, that not more than $16,000,000 in revenues accrued from sliding fees shall be retained by the ASAPs without re-allocation by the executive office of elder affairs and shall be expended for the purposes of the home care program, consistent with guidelines to be issued by the executive office; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated in this item to item 9110-1633 for case management services and the administration of the home care program; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs shall transfer funds appropriated in this item to item 4000-0600 for supporting the costs of consumers enrolled in the home care program as of July 1, 2016 and who subsequently enroll in the MassHealth senior care options (SCO) program during fiscal year 2017; and provided further, that a transfer amount to item 4000-0600 may not exceed the estimated annual cost of care in the home care program for the fiscal year 2017 SCO enrollees
104,595,483 158,143,535

Line item includes consolidation of 9110-1500.

 
 


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