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Budget Summary FY2009

59301000 - State Facilities for the Mentally Retarded
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009

Account Description FY2009
5930-1000 State Facilities for the Mentally Retarded
For the operation of facilities for the mentally retarded, including the maintenance and operation of the Glavin Regional Center; provided, that in order to comply with the provisions of the Olmstead decision and to enhance care within available resources to clients served by the department, the department shall take steps to consolidate or close intermittent care facilities for the mentally retarded, in this item called ICF/MRs, managed by the department and shall endeavor, within available resources, to discharge clients residing in the ICF/MRs to residential services in the community if the following criteria are met: a) the client is deemed clinically suited for a more integrated setting; b) community residential service capacity and resources available are sufficient to provide each client with an equal or improved level of service; and c) the cost to the commonwealth of serving the client in the community is less than or equal to the cost of serving the client in ICF/MRs; provided further, that any client transferred to another ICF/MR as the result of a facility closure shall receive a level of care that is equal to or better than the care that had been received at the closed ICF/MR; provided further, that the department shall report to the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities and the house and senate committees on ways and means on the progress of this initiative by December 1, 2008, including both past actions and proposed future actions; provided further, that the department may allocate funds from this item to items 5920-2000, 5920-2010, and 5920-2025, as necessary, under allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving inpatient care at ICF/MRs; and provided further, that the department shall maximize federal reimbursement, whenever possible under federal regulation, for the direct and indirect costs of services provided by the employees funded in this item
187,545,814 182,989,410  

Veto Explanation: I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.

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Wages & Salaries 122,931 126,939 134,685 135,093 134,728 -1,934
Employee Benefits 239 267 487 165 2,012 -2
Operating Expenses 34,210 37,286 40,974 41,904 42,819 -2,311
Public Assistance 4,645 6,045 7,029 6,173 7,987 -593
TOTAL 162,025 170,537 183,175 183,335 187,546 -4,840


FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=72%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=23%, Public Assistance=4%