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09-305 Medical Vendor Administration

Medical Vendor Administration has only one program, Medical Vendor Administration. Therefore the mission and goals of Medical Vendor Administration are the same as those listed for the Medical Vendor Administration Program in the program description that follows.

The 1965 Social Security Act, subchapter XIX provides grants to states for Medical Assistance Programs (Medicaid) and was approved July 30, 1965. The purpose of the Act is to enable each state to (1) furnish medical assistance on behalf of families with dependent children and of aged, blind or disabled individuals, whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services, and (2) rehabilitation and other services to help such families and individuals attain or retain capability for independence or self-care.

The Medical Vendor Administration Program administers the Medicaid Program.



This agency's recommended appropriation includes $12,632 for short-term debt, including Lease Purchase agreements.

This agency’s recommended appropriation does not include any funds for long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)



State General Fund by:


Fees and Self-generated Revenues



Federal Funds









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