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Program A: Administration and General Support

Program Authorization: Act 230 of 1979; Act 390 of 1991

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and General Support Program is to provide leadership, program support, program development and the maximization of resources.

The goal of the Administration and General Support Program is to provide efficient and effective administration and support services to the programs and services provided to the patients of the New Orleans Home and Rehabilitation Center.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and General Support Program will maintain supportive services and physical resources necessary to expedite resident care at a level consistent with all required federal and state certification, licensing, accreditation and other regulatory body standards as indicated by the retention of full certification and accreditation.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and General Support Program is funded from interagency transfers, fees and self-generated revenue, and Title XVIII federal funds (Medicare). Interagency transfer means of financing represents Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid eligible patients received through the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments program. Fees and self-generated revenues include: (1) payments from patients for services based on a sliding fee scale; (2) employee meal reimbursement; and (3) miscellaneous income, such as funds received from the Veterans Administration for contract services provided.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,698,210

50

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,698,210

50

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$668

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$24,752; Replacement/New: +$25,420)

$0

$23,891

0

 

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

$0

$24,369

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

$5,086

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

($6,221)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

$226

0

 

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

$0

($52,704)

0

 

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

$0

$87,459

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$0

$672

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$1,334

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$100,000

0

 

Additional funding for supplies and operating services

$0

$14,352

0

 

Adjustment due to an Increase of two retirees electing insurance

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,897,342

50

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$199,132

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 107.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 98.1% of the total request ($2,953,653) for this program. The net increase in expenditure authority for this program is primarily due to risk management premiums increasing by $87,459 in interagency transfer means of financing. Interagency transfer means of financing also increased by $14,352 to reflect an increase in the expected number of retirees. Full funding has been provided for all 50 recommended positions. This program received additional funding for supplies and operating services in the amount of $100,000 in interagency transfer means of financing. The recommended funding for salaries and related benefits includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$7,933

 

Dietary consultant

$1,686

 

Medical Records consultant

 

 

 

$9,619

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$13,041

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$13,041

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$11,417

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$1,141

 

Division of Administration Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$5,414

 

Division of Administration Uniform Payroll System expenses

$2,962

 

Office of Mail Operations

 

 

 

$20,934

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$25,420

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$25,420

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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