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Program B: Patient Care

Program Authorization: Concurrent House Resolution #12 of 1959; Act V of 1980; R.S. 28:382

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Patient Care Program is to provide residential living and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities living at Columbia Developmental Center.

The goal of the Patient Care Program is to provide person centered, 24-hour residential living services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities living at Columbia Developmental Center.

The Patient Care Program supports the provision of all professionally prescribed activities associated with the medical, dietary, personal safety, therapeutic and active treatment needs of the geriatric developmentally disabled individuals in the facility’s programs or service components.

The Patient Care Program consists of one activity: Geriatric Residential Services.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators 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).

 

 

RESOUCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Patient Care Program of Columbia Developmental Center is funded from Interagency Transfers, Fees and Self-generated Revenues, and General Fund. Interagency Transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents received from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program. Self-generated Revenue includes payments for services provided to patients based on a sliding fee scale, and reimbursement for meals served to employees and visitors.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$145,103

$1,293,337

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ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$145,103

$1,293,337

39

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET – November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$14,317

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$15,316

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

$13,500

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($25,526)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

$29,156

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($43,262)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($55,723)

0

 

Salary Funding from Other Line Items

$0

($1,440)

0

 

Other Adjustments – Change in provider fee charged to the facility by the Department of Health and Hospitals

$0

$40,196

0

 

Other Technical Adjustments – Transfer of salaries from the Community Support Program

 

 

 

 

 

$145,103

$1,279,871

39

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($13,466)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 84.5% of the total request of $1,515,572 for this program. This program has remained essentially unchanged from existing operating budget.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$31,568

 

Medical services

$18,780

 

Dentistry services

$3,664

 

Occupational Therapy

$9,240

 

Physical Therapy

$11,020

 

Nutritional services

$11,400

 

Communications services

 

 

 

$85,672

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$98,990

 

Provider Based Fee - paid to the Department of Health and Hospitals in accordance with LA R.S. 46:2601-2605, which states that a fee of $9.62 per patient day will be imposed on all intermediate care facilities

     

$98,990

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$10,105

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$10,105

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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