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Program A: Administration

Program Authorization: Act 659 of 1983; and R.S. 28:380 et. seq.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration Program is to provide support services and effective direction to the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

The goal of the Administration Program is to provide oversight of alcohol and drug abuse diagnosis, training, education, treatment, and prevention services to the citizens of Louisiana.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

The Administration Program provides leadership and support services to the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. The success of this program is reflected in the success of other programs in the Office. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration and support services will be reported next year.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration Program is funded with state general fund, interagency transfers and federal funds. Interagency transfer means of financing represents Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to indigent citizens who are eligible for Medicaid through the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments program. Federal funds represent substance abuse block grant.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$633,686

$1,707,397

22

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$31,244

0

 

Carryforward of federal funds for supplies and acquisitions

 

 

 

 

 

$633,686

$1,738,641

22

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($31,244)

0

 

Non-Recurring Carryforward of federal funds for supplies and acquisitions

($61,665)

($1,865)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustments (Non-recurring: -$61,665)

$17,652

$17,652

0

 

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

$21,973

$21,973

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($12,975)

($12,975)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($544)

($544)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

$2,250

0

 

Adjustment(s) for Civil Service, Training and Other Statewide Interagency Transfer Activities

($26,106)

($26,106)

0

 

Reductions from other line items to fully fund salaries

$0

$135,819

0

 

Increased funding of Administrative functions due to increase in Federal Block Grant for Federal Fiscal Year 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$572,021

$1,843,601

22

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($61,665)

$104,960

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 106.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 81.8% of the total request ($2,254,650) for this program. The major changes reflected in the analysis of recommendation include: full funding has been provided for all 22 recommended positions resulting in a net increase of $544 in general fund to fully fund salaries and related benefits and an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of 2%; net reduction of $33,022 ($61,665 in general fund reduction and $28,556 federal fund increase) for non-recurring expenses including acquisitions and major repairs; and $135,819 increased federal funding for administrative functions due to increases in Federal Block Grant for the Federal Fiscal Year 1998.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$71,170

 

L.S.U. will provide services of James Becnel, L.P.C., M.S.W., who will work with the medical director of OADA to accomplish a program evaluation of each area of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the ten regions of the state and summarize services that are provided, do a needs assessment, and provide prioritized recommendations to meet those needs.

 

 

 

$71,170

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$135,819

 

Research and development to implement outcome measures and monitor existing programs in the prevention and treatment program for the strategic plan and performance base budget to increase accountability capacity on a statewide basis funded by an increase in the Substance Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (including 5 positions)

$88,000

 

Data collection of services provided for inclusion into the Management Information System (including 2 positions)

$7,774

 

Consulting and training for services to dual diagnosis clients

 

 

 

$231,593

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$47,614

 

Payments to the Department of Civil Service

$4,669

 

Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$78,040

 

Medical services for professional consulting services with LSU Medical School to conduct statewide program evaluations, needs assessment surveys and recommendations on prevention and treatment priorities

 

 

 

$130,323

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$59,800

 

Recommended level of funding for the replacement and repairs of obsolete, inoperable or damaged equipment and buildings

 

 

 

$59,800

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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