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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: R.S. 28:380 through R.S. 28:444

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and Support Program is to oversee, administer and support the Patient Care Program which directly provides a residential living option and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

In order to receive Title XIX funding, the Developmental Center must meet eight Conditions of Participation. These conditions are: (1) Active Treatment, (2) Physical Environment, (3) Client Protection, (4) Facility Staffing, (5) Health Care Services, (6) Dietary, (7) Client behavior and Facility Practice, and (8) Governing Body. Taken as a whole the Conditions simply indicate that a facility may or may not participate in the Title XIX Program. However, with 389 standards making up these conditions, quality in service provision is defined. The standards are comprehensive in nature and compliance is critical to the provision of good quality programmatic services..

The goal of the Administration and Support Program is to provide efficient and effective administrative and support services to the programmatic services Hammond Developmental Center.

The Administration and Support Program is a program within Hammond Developmental Center, whose purpose is to oversee, administer and support the Patient Care Program and Community Supports Program, which directly provides residential living options and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

The Administration and Support Program consists of the following activities: (1) Associate Administrator, (2) Quality Assurance, (3) Department of Justice Coordinator, (4) Human Resources, (5) Fiscal Services, (6) Plant Management, (7) Investigations, (8) Medical Services (Medical Records),

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).

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support Program of Hammond Developmental Center is funded from a combination of Interagency Transfers and Fees and Self-generated Revenues. Interagency Transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for Services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program. Fees and Self-generated Revenues include reimbursement for employee meals, and payments from residents for services provided based on a sliding fee scale.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,565,331

146

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,565,331

146

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$41,663

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$42,559

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

($284,413)

0

Risk Management Adjustment

$0

$85,653

0

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($25,000)

0

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($1,351)

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$1,894

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

($62,040)

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($146,692)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($230,914)

0

 

Salary Funding from Other Line Items

$0

$7,576

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

$340,000

0

 

Other Technical Adjustments Transfer of salaries from the Patient Care Program

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,334,266

146

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($231,065)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 97.3% of the existing operating budget. It represents 83.4% of the total request of $9,988,330 for this program. The major reason for the decrease from existing operating budget is the reduction of other line items in the amount of $230,914 in order to fully fund salaries.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

OTHER CHARGES

$10,258

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$10,258

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$64,686

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$13,034

 

Treasury Department - bank service charges

$5,590

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$21,495

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System expenses

$591,688

 

Department of Education - Special School District expenses

 

 

 

$696,493

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$85,653

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete equipment

 

 

 

$85,653

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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