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Budget Summary FY2018

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45131121 - Stop Stroke Program
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017

Account Description FY2017
4513-1121 Stop Stroke Program
For a statewide STOP stroke program; provided, that funds shall be expended for stroke treatment and ongoing prevention services; provided further, that the department of public health shall provide educational programming as part of the F.A.S.T. campaign on the signs and symptoms of stroke and stroke warning signs with a focus on communities that have the highest incidence of stroke; provided further, funds from this item shall not be used for personnel costs; provided further, that the department of public health shall provide quality improvement measures that align with the stroke consensus metrics by utilizing a nationally-recognized data set platform and shall expand the statewide registry that compiles information and statistics on stroke care using confidentiality standards not less secure than the stroke registry data platform; provided further, that the department shall expend funds to require all primary stroke service hospitals and emergency medical services' agencies to report data consistent with nationally-recognized guidelines on the treatment of individuals with confirmed stroke in the commonwealth; provided further, that funds shall be expended to oversee the operation and administration of designated primary stroke service hospital programs established by 105 CMR 130.1400; and provided further, that such funds shall be used to collect and analyze data from designated primary stroke service hospitals in the commonwealth and for the salary of a full-time staff who may be responsible for ensuring compliance with primary stroke service designation criteria and for data analysis
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Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this item because it is not consistent with my House 1 recommendation.