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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: Concurrent House Resolution #12 of 1959; Act V of 1980; and R.S. 28:382

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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

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 (Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities) services provided at the Columbia Developmental Center and its associated community homes 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 Columbia Developmental 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 areas: (1) Active Treatment, (2) Physical Environment, (3) Client Protections, (4) Facility Staffing, (5) Health Care Services, (6) Dietary, (7) Client Behavior and Facility Practice, and (8) Governing Body and Management.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support Program of Columbia 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 Payments Program.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$701,154

14

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$701,154

14

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$3,000; Replacement/New: +$3,000)

$0

$7,902

0

 

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

$0

$9,348

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

($17,250)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

($2,164)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

$438

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

($4,566)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$0

$411

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$787

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$696,060

14

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($5,094)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.3% of the existing operating budget. It represents 74.8% of the total request ($930,345) for this program. The net decrease in expenditure authority for this program is primarily due to risk management premiums decreasing by $4,566 in interagency transfer means of financing. Full funding has been provided for all 14 recommended positions. The recommended funding for salaries and related benefits includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$7,600

 

Computer services - computer, file server, and networking consultant

 

 

 

$7,600

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$6,997

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$6,997

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$6,423

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$610

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$1,504

 

Treasury Department - bank service charges

$3,484

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System expenses

 

 

 

$12,021

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$3,000

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete equipment

 

 

 

$3,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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