Program Authorization: R.S. 28:380 through R.S. 28:444
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 (Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities) services provided at the Hammond 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 Hammond 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 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 Hammond Developmental Center is funded from a combination of interagency transfers and fees and self-generated revenues. Interagency transfers include: Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program; and funds from the Department of Education for the Special Milk Program. Self -generated revenues include reimbursement for employee meals, and payments from residents for services provided based on a sliding fee scale.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 89.7% of the total request ($9,548,377) for this program. Four authorized positions were transferred from the Patient Care Program as part of a reorganization plan. Full funding has been provided for all 146 recommended positions, including the addition of $80,152 of interagency transfers for salaries and related benefits. The recommendation also includes an adjustment to reflect an attrition factor of four percent.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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