Program Authorization: R.S. 40:2002; 40:2014; 40:2331; 40:1232; and Act 3 of 1997
The mission of the Administrative program is to provide assistance and administrative support services to each of the State operated acute care Health Care Services Division medical centers.
The goal of the Administration program is to serve as the central staff arm of the LSU Medical Center, Health Care Services Division, assisting the Governing Board and each Medical Center in achieving their respective goals and objectives by providing leadership, information, technical assistance, and administrative support services consistent with the standards of community hospitals in the United States. This program includes the Administrative Executive staff and clerical support assigned to these positions. Funding for Medical Education and Research (Anatomical Services) Program is included in the Anatomical Services activity in the Executive Administrative Program.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. The Administration Program provides leadership to the hospitals under the Louisiana State University Medical Center Health Care Services Division. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs in the Division. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support service programs will be reported next year's
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with interagency transfers and self-generated revenue. Funding from statutory dedications was provided in Fiscal Year 1997. The interagency transfers represent reimbursement from the Medicaid program for services provided to Medicaid eligible and "free care" patients. The self-generated revenue represents anatomical fees collected from medical students to help defray the costs of cadavers supplied by the Anatomical Services activity. The interagency transfer means of financing is collected at the individual hospital level, based on costs allocated from the Administration program, and the funds are then "pooled" back to fund the Administration program. The Statutory Dedications are derived from Capital Improvements Auxiliary Fund and the Bond Indebtedness Auxiliary Fund. (Per R.S. 39:32B.(8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.)
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
Carryforward $2,332,790 of federal funds for the final payment on the Delotitte and Touche contract pursuant to a request by the Legislative Auditor and $4,690 of federal funds for computer equipment not delivered by June 30, 1997
Non-Recurring Carryforwards including $2,332,790 of federal funds for the final payment on the Delotitte and Touche Contract persuant to a request by the Legislative Auditor, and $4,690 of federal funds for computer equipment not delivered by June 30, 1997.
Combine all positions authorizations recommended for the HCSD hospitals in this program to provide additional management flexibility in determining individual hospital manpower needs. Of the total recommended positions, not more than 131 are to be utilized in this program.
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 95.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 80.1% of the total request ($26,66,052) for this program. Most of the reduction shown above is the result of non-recurring $2.3 million in federal funds carried forward from FY 1997-1998 for the final payment on the Deloitte and Touche contract, pursuant to a request from the legislative auditor. Additional interagency transfer funding in the amount of $501,294 was provided to annualize the costs of 12 internal audit positions transferred from the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans by BA-7 during FY 1997-98 with no associated means of financing, and by $517,354 to begin initial implementation of a financial executive information system. Full funding has been provided for all 131 recommended positions. Professional services have been reduced, three (3) vacant positions have been eliminated, and additional interagency transfer means of financing has been added to provide the necessary funding adjustments needed in the salaries and related benefits categories. The recommended funding for salaries and related benefits also includes the annualized cost for 12 positions, moved from the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans by BA-7 during FY 1997-98 with no associated means of financing, to strengthen the internal audit function of the agency. All positions authorizations recommended for the HCSD hospitals have been combined in this program to provide additional management flexibility in determining individual hospital manpower needs. Of the total recommended positions, not more than 131 are to be utilized in this program.
The Total Recommended amount above includes $14,086,577 of Supplementary Recommendations of which $0 is State General Fund for 70% of the budget for this program. Funding of this Supplementary Recommendation is dependent upon renewal of the current sales tax rate of 3% on the sales tax suspension of exemptions base.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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