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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: R.S. 28:25.1; and Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure, Title XXI, Article 641-661

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 maintain standards of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) by maintaining monitors which will ensure continued compliance to JCAHO standards.

2. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and Support Program will maintain standards of the state of Louisiana, Department of Health and Hospitals Bureau of Licensing and Certification and to schedule and participate in fire and health inspections as required.

3. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and Support Program will complete three performance improvement team projects and oversee the systematic utilization of quality improvement mechanisms to identify and improve process or system issues.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support Program is funded with general fund and fees and self-generated revenues. Self-generated revenue represents reimbursement for meals served to employees and visitors.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$3,653,017

$3,655,017

61

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$3,653,017

$3,655,017

61

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 16, 1996

 

 

 

 

 

($20,492)

($20,492)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s)

$26,230

$26,230

0

 

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

$31,339

$31,339

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$162,003

$162,003

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($983)

($983)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$2,588

$2,588

0

 

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

$154,904

$154,904

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$1,915

$1,915

0

 

UPS Fees

$1,138

$1,138

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$4,011,659

$4,013,659

61

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$358,642

$358,642

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 109.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 98.0% of the total request ($4,095,380) for this program. The major changes reflected in this analysis include an increase in general fund by $154,904 for risk management premiums and an adjustment for attrition. The changes should have no significant impact on the delivery of these services.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$23,000

 

Consultant to the hospital in preparation of Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health care Organization survey

 

 

 

$23,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$11,132

 

Legislative Auditor for audit services

 

 

 

$11,132

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$14,400

 

Pro-rata portion of fire protection services paid to East LA State Hospital

$384,800

 

Pro-rata portion of utilities for space occupied in buildings operated by East LA State Hospital

$223,408

 

Pro-rata portion of other services and supplies furnished to Forensic by East LA State Hospital such as: switchboard, maintenance, pharmacy, central supply and laboratory services

$36,172

 

Payments to the Department of Civil Service for personnel services

$3,464

 

Payments for Comprehensive Public Training Program for services

$13,370

 

Payments for Uniform Payroll System for payroll processing

 

 

 

$675,614

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$69,290

 

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

 

 

 

$69,290

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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