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Budget Summary FY2011

Outside Section 147
Data Current as of:  8/6/2010

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Initial Gross Payments to Qualifying Acute Care Hospitals

SECTION 147.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, not later than October 1, 2010 and without further appropriation, the comptroller shall transfer from the General Fund to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund established in section 36 of chapter 118G of the General Laws, the greater of $45,000,000 or 1/12 of the total expenditures to hospitals and community health centers, for the purposes of making initial gross payments to qualifying acute care hospitals for the hospital fiscal year beginning October 1, 2010. These payments shall be made to hospitals before, and in anticipation of, the payment by hospitals of their gross liability to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. The comptroller shall transfer from the Health Safety Net Trust Fund to the General Fund, not later than June 30, 2011, the amount of the transfer authorized by this section and any allocation thereof as certified by the director of the health safety net office.