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Program A: Administration and General Support

Program Authorization: Act 91 of 1967; Act 253 of 1972; Act 617 of 1987 and Act 390 of 1991

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and General Support Program is to provide executive management, leadership, and administrative support to all hospital activities.

The goal of the Administration and General Support program is to provide efficient and effective administrative services to patients of the Villa Feliciana Chronic Disease Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

The Administration and General Support Program provides leadership and support services to the Villa Feliciana Chronic Disease Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs in the facility. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support service programs will be reported next year.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and General Support program is funded with general fund, interagency transfers, fees and self-generated revenues, 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 individuals for copies of patient medical records.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$187,449

$6,050,054

134

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$33,417

0

 

Carryforward for major repairs and acquisitions

 

 

 

 

 

$187,449

$6,083,471

134

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($33,417)

0

 

Non-Recurring Carryforward of Federal Funds for Major Repairs and Acquisitions

($40,535)

($40,535)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$54,848; Replacement/New: +$14,313)

$1,655

$53,400

0

 

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

$1,757

$54,468

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$34

$1,082

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($846)

($15,660)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

$2,429

0

 

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

($3,377)

($108,950)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to Fully Fund Salaries

$2,779

$53,437

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$88

$1,694

0

 

UPS Fees

$1,212

$1,212

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$182,276

$0

0

 

Means of Financing Substitutions - Replace Interagency Transfers with State General Fund to Balance to Revenue Projections

$107,376

$107,376

0

 

Additional funding for supplies and operating services

($100,000)

($100,000)

0

 

Transfer to Patient Services Program to avoid BA-7 as was needed in past fiscal year

($121,677)

($121,677)

0

 

Transfer to Patient Services Program to adjust for the full funding of Salaries

 

 

 

 

 

$218,191

$5,938,330

134

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$30,742

($145,141)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 97.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($5,919,973) for this program. The net decrease in expenditure authority for this program is primarily due to non-recurring $33,417 of federal funds carried forward from Fiscal Year 1997-98 for acquisitions and major repairs. Transferred $100,000 of general fund to the Patient Services Program and substituted $182,276 of general fund for interagency transfers to balance to agency revenue estimates. Full funding has been provided for all 134 recommended positions.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$3,000

 

Contracts to provide chemical and bacteriological analysis of the sewer treatment facilities as required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

 

 

 

 

 

$3,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$10,920

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$10,920

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$252,848

 

East Louisiana State Hospital - utilities (Natural Gas)

$31,500

 

East Lousiana State Hospital - fire protection

$2,866

 

Division of Administration Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$31,042

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$12,149

 

Division of Administration Uniform Payroll System expenses

 

 

 

$330,405

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$14,313

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$14,313

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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