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)
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
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.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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