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Program A: Administration and Support

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

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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

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

The Administration and Support Program is responsible for the management of and operational support for the MR/DD (Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities) services provided at the Ruston Developmental Center in a manner consistent with all applicable federal and state regulations.

Major activities of the program include: (1) Office of MR/DD Regional Administrator, (2) Program Administration Section, (3) Administrative Services Section, (4) Fiscal Services, (5) Warehouse Department, (6) Building Maintenance Department, (7) Property Management Services, (8) Housekeeping Department, (9) Human Resources Section, (10) Central Information Services Department, and (11) Information Systems.

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 for Ruston Developmental Center is funded from Interagency Transfers. Interagency Transfers represent Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents received from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,286,724

46

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$130,545

0

 

BA-7 # 176 for Year 2000 funding in order to replace the telephone system currently in use at the facility.

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,417,269

46

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$20,087

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$20,489

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

($54,623)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment

$0

$24,173

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($20,000)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

$569

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$123

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

($3,131)

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($51,476)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

$1,030

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

($130,545)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments BA-7 # 176 which allowed the facility to replace the phone system

$0

$0

(3)

 

Other Technical Adjustments Transfer of three classified positions to the Patient Care Program

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,223,965

43

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($193,304)

(3)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 92.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 89.5% of the total request of $2,484,263 for this program. The major reason for the decrease from existing operating budget is due to nonrecurring funding, in the amount of $130,545, used to replace the phone system in use at the facility with a system which is Year 2000 compliant.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$7,225

 

Accreditation Council - provide training and on-site survey related to Accreditation Council accreditation

$7,500

 

Computer Consultation

 

 

 

$14,725

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$8,000

 

Staff training and travel related to improving the supervision of employees and clients

$11,427

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$19,427

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$13,974

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$1,275

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$8,139

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System expenses

$162,786

 

Department of Education - Special School District expenses

 

 

 

$186,174

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$24,173

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete equipment

 

 

 

$24,173

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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