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Program A: Administrative

Program Authorization: R.S. 46:931

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administrative Program is to oversee the management of and provide training to this office and the aging network on program reporting, contract management, board training, and accounting and budgeting procedures.

The goal of the Administrative Program is to provide most effective and efficient administrative functions necessary to enable the Office of Elderly Affairs (OEA) to carry out its programs.

This program consists of three activities: Administrative, Adult Protective Services, and Long-Term Care Assistance.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

The Administrative Program provides leadership to the Office of Elderly Affairs. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs in the office. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support service programs will be reported next year.

1. The Administrative Program will provide 150 hours of training on Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs policies and procedures to the 36 area agencies by March 30, 1999.

1 This is a new performance indicator. Data collection will begin FY 1998-99.

2. The Administrative Program, through its Adult Protective Services activity, will increase by 5% public awareness of the Elderly Protective Service Abuse Hotline number in all 64 parishes by June 30, 1999.

3. The Administrative Program, through its Long-Term Care Assistance activity, will perform a quality assurance audit of 10% of the 4,000 participants, in 282 nursing homes that participate in the program by June 30, 1999.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with state general fund, fees and self-generated revenues and federal funds. Fees and self-generated revenues are derived from insurance recovery. Federal funds are derived from Title III, Older Americans Act of 1965 for administrative costs.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$9,571,888

$10,002,416

59

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

3

 

Provided 3 Contract Grant Review II positions

 

 

 

 

 

$9,571,888

$10,002,416

62

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($186,600)

($186,600)

0

 

Non-Recurring Adjustment(s) for the Long-Term Care Needs Report

$27,000

$27,000

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Replacement/New: +$27,000)

$28,391

$28,391

0

 

Annualization of 1997 -'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$34,701

$34,701

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$620,742

$620,742

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($1,368)

($1,368)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$733

$733

0

 

Adjustment(s) for Civil Service, Training and Other Statewide Interagency Transfer Activities

($687,743)

($687,743)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

($36,391)

($36,391)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

($337)

($337)

0

 

Maintenance of State-owned Buildings Adjustment(s)

$227

$227

0

 

UPS Fees

($5,984)

($5,984)

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$39,480

$39,480

0

 

Increase in group insurance expenses

$15,096

$15,096

0

 

Increase in expenses associated with the connection to the State Mainframe through LANET/OTM

$93,200

$93,200

0

 

Legislative mandate - Long-Term Care Needs Report

 

 

 

 

 

$9,513,035

$9,943,563

62

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($58,853)

($58,853)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 93.4% of the total request ($10,649,445) for this program. The net decrease over existing operating budget is primarily due to the reductions adjustment in order to fully fund salaries.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$9,000

 

Audit for the Long-Term Care Assistance Program

$52,000

 

Legal services for Elderly Protective Services

$28,088

 

Other Professional Services for consulting and maintenance of computer systems

 

 

 

$89,088

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$1,149,805

 

Adult Protective Services Program-Investigates cases of abuse and neglect to the elderly

$7,665

 

Legislative Auditor

$5,346,039

 

Long-Term Care Assistance Program

 

 

 

$6,503,509

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$27,025

 

Payment to OIS/OTM for computer services

$7,472

 

Department of Civil Service, Comprehensive Public Training Program and Uniform Payroll System

$22,462

 

Maintenance of state-owned buildings

 

 

 

$56,959

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$37,000

 

Replacement of vehicle and office equipment

 

 

 

$37,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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