Program Authorization: Concurrent House Resolution #12 of 1959; Act V of 1980; and R.S. 28:382
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 Ruston 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 Ruston 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 for Ruston Developmental Center is funded from interagency transfers. Interagency transfers represent 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
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 87.7% of the total request ($2,608,000) for this program. Full funding has been provided for all 46 recommended positions. Professional services have been reduced and interagency transfers increased by $44,356 to provide the necessary funding adjustments needed in the salaries and related benefits categories. The recommended funding includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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