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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: Act 69 of 1847 and Act 253 of 1972

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and Support Program is to provide management structure and overall administrative direction and financing necessary to ensure adequate professional and non-professional level services and therapeutic environment essential for effective evaluation and treatment of psychiatric patients.

The goal of the Administration and Support Program is to provide leadership, program support, program development, education/training, record keeping, maximization of resources, and all necessary health, ancillary, and general support services needed to ensure the efficient operation of the hospital in providing appropriate psychiatric treatment in a safe and therapeutic environment. It is also the goal of this program to provide the many support services needed by eight agencies in the surrounding areas, all in accordance with governing, licensing, and accreditation bodies and standards.

The Administration and Support Program is responsible for the management of and operational support for the provision of a comprehensive array of mental health services which are delivered through an integrated system of patient care services in a manner consistent with all federal/state certifications, licensing, governing body, legislative mandates, and other regulatory body standards, including the maintaining of HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration) and JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations) accreditation.

 

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indictors are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support Program is funded with Interagency Transfers and Fees and Self-generated Revenue. Interagency Transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid eligible patients, and reimbursements from the Office of Substance Abuse, Dixon Correctional Institute, Feliciana Forensic Facility, State Department of Veteran's Affairs, Villa Feliciana Geriatric Hospital and Vocational Rehabilitation for space occupied and services received. Self-generated Revenue represents reimbursement for ineligible patients with insurance or personal payments based on a sliding fee scale, reimbursement for the cost of housing and telephone supplied to employees, utilities and supplies utilized by Jackson Regional Laundry and meals served to employees and visitors.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,297,645

118

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$73,590

0

 

Carry Forward

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,371,235

118

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$55,536

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 - 1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$56,646

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 - 2000

$0

($117,760)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment

$0

$126,309

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($125,881)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($73,590)

0

 

Nonrecurring Carry Forwards

$0

($1,953)

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$1,995

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$145,078

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($121,649)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($135,611)

(5)

 

Personnel Reductions

$0

$7,070

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

($6,000)

0

 

State Treasury Fees

$0

$17,000

0

 

Workload Interagency agreement with Secretary of State for microfilming

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,198,425

113

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($172,810)

(5)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 97.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 92.9% of the total request ($8,825,712) for this program. The major changes reflected in this analysis include reduction of $117,760 for risk management premiums and personnel reductions. The changes should have no impact on the delivery of these services.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$13,500

 

Contractor to provide expert services to ensure compliance to statutes and network standards of the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Office of Mental Health and software/hardware manufacturers and to assist management staff in trouble shooting areas and in establishing new systems to meet mandated guidelines

 

 

$9,500

 

Contracts to provide services for polygraph testing of employees involved in patient incidents as required in the Drug Free Workplace Policy and for consultants to provide specialty workshops to meet standards for Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the Health Care Financing Administration

 

 

 

 

$1,000

 

Professional Travel for the above contracts

     

$24,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$21,000

 

Payments to the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office and/or Jackson Police Department for assisting the facility per Act 110 of 1959

$13,950

 

Legislative Auditor for audit services

 

 

 

$34,950

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$52,947

 

Payments to the Department of Civil Service for personnel services

$4,525

 

Payments for Comprehensive Public Training Program for services

$19,020

 

Payments for Uniform Payroll system for payroll processing

$17,000

 

Payments to the Secretary of State for microfilming of patient records

 

 

 

$93,492

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$126,309

 

Recommended level of funding for the replacement and repairs of obsolete, inoperable or damaged equipment and buildings

 

 

 

$126,309

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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