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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: Act 107 of 1962; R.S. 28:380 et. seq.; R.S.36:251(C); R.S. 258 and R.S.39:15 54(D)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and Support Program is to provide support services necessary for the operation of the developmental center.

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 MR/DD services provided at the Metropolitan Developmental Center in a manner consistent with all applicable federal and state regulations.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and Support Program will operate the Metropolitan Development Center and the community homes in compliance with the eight conditions of participation under Title XIX certification.

1) The Title XIX Conditions of Participation are groups of regulations in the following area: (1) Active Treatment, (2) Physical Environment, (3) Client Protection, (4) Facility Staffing, (5) Health Care Services, (6) Dietary, (7) Client Behavior and Facility Practice, and (8) Governing Body and Management.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support program of Metropolitan Developmental Center is funded from interagency transfers. Interagency transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents received from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payment Program.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$6,000,723

94

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$6,000,723

94

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$250

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$54,000; Replacement/New: +$54,250)

$0

$58,730

0

 

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

$0

$59,905

0

 

1998-'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

($118,635)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

($12,993)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

$2,110

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

$79,125

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$0

$2,690

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$723

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$6,072,628

94

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$71,905

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.2% of the existing operating budget. It represents 96.8% of the total request ($6,274,162) for this program. The net increase in expenditure authority for this program is primarily due to risk management premiums increasing by $79,125 in interagency transfer means of financing. Full funding has been provided for all 94 recommended positions. The recommended funding for salaries and related benefits includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$9,860

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

$3,000

 

Meteorology consultants

$8,982

 

Medical Review Services for drug tests

$39,601

 

Employment Development Services for grounds keeping

$7,213

 

Computer Software Services

 

 

 

$68,656

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$37,835

 

Department of Civil Service for personnel services

$20,317

 

Division of Administration for Uniform Payroll System expenses

$3,643

 

Division of Administration for Comprehensive Public Employee's Training Program

$752,929

 

Department of Education for Special School District expenses

 

 

 

$814,724

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$54,250

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete equipment

 

 

 

$54,250

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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