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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: Act 253 of 1972; Act 519 of 1978; and Act 1 of First Extraordinary Session of 1988

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and Support Program is to provide support services to the facility.

The goal of the Administration and Support Program is to provide efficient and effective administrative and support services to the programs and services provided at the facility.

The Administration and Support Program is responsible for the management of and operational support for the provision of a comprehensive array of mental health services. These are delivered through an integrated system of patient care services in a manner consistent with all federal/state certification, licensing, governing body, legislative mandates, and other regulatory body standards, including the maintaining of HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration) and JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations) accreditations.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and Support Program will provide leadership, program development, and efficient and effective utilization of resources as evidenced by operating within the approved expenditure authority.

2. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and Support Program will provide and maintain supportive services and physical resources necessary to facilitate patient care in a manner consistent with all required federal and state certification, licensing, accreditation, and other regulatory bodies.

1 Greenwell Springs Hospital lost its status as a hospital in April 1996 with the closure of the adolescent inpatient beds, and as a result, lost its accreditation.

2 Greenwell Springs Hospital is in the process of having its services licensed under East Louisiana State Hospital.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support Program is funded with general fund, interagency transfers and fees and self-generated revenues.  Interagency transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid eligible patients, and reimbursement from the Office of Community Services for the Spring House, and IAT from the Health Care Services Division - Earl K. Long Medical Center for the inpatient psychiatric acute unit and reimbursement from Vocational Rehabilitation. Self-generated revenue represents reimbursement for ineligible patients with insurance or personal payments based on a sliding fee scale and meals served to employees and visitors.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$278,647

$2,728,935

70

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$278,647

$2,728,935

70

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($2,408)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s)

$0

$34,898

0

 

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

$0

$35,595

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

($66,501)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

$1,419

0

 

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

$0

($1,162)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

($69,214)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$0

($66,191)

0

 

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

$0

($437)

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$1,030

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$420,617

0

 

Transfer from the Office of Mental Health Risk Management funds that were taken in FY 96/97

$0

$0

(13)

 

Transfer 13 positions from the Administration and Support program to the Patient Care Program for the Office of Community Support Residential Agreement with Greenwell Springs Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

$278,647

$3,016,581

57

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$287,646

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 110.5% of the existing operating budget. It represents 79.9% of the total request ($3,773,707) for this program. The major changes reflected in this analysis include: a transfer of $420,617 of interagency transfers from Community to Mental Health to replace operating services funds taken in FY 96/97 on the basis that risk management premiums would be reduced; reduce interagency transfers by $69,214 for a decrease in risk management premiums; substitute $146,699 of interagency transfers for self-generated revenue to reflect an estimated decrease in self-paying patient revenue. The changes should have no significant impact on the delivery of these services.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

$12,023

 

Legislative Auditor for audit services

 

 

 

$12,023

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$16,792

 

Payments to the Department of Civil Service for personnel services

$1,568

 

Payments for Comprehensive Public Training Program for services

$3,394

 

Payments to the Department of the Treasury for banking services

$8,540

 

Payments to the Secretary of State for the cost of microfilming records

$5,582

 

Payments for Uniform Payroll System for payroll processing

 

 

 

$35,876

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$129,000

 

Recommended level of funding for the replacement and repairs of obsolete, inoperable or damaged equipment and buildings

 

 

 

$129,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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