Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2010

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2010

9110-1555 - Elder POS Home Care Services

Account Description FY2009
House 1
9110-1555 Elder POS Home Care Services
For the operation of elder home care purchase-of-service programs, including case management to elders who meet eligibility requirements of the home care program for tiers of home care service levels to remain safely at home, the elder lunch program and contracts with aging service access points or other qualified entities for the home care program, home care, health aides, home health and respite services, geriatric mental health services; provided further, that the department shall actively seek to obtain federal financial participation for all services provided to seniors who qualify for Medicaid benefits under the section 1915C waiver; provided further, that the executive office shall collect income data on persons receiving services provided in this item; provided further, that a sliding fee shall be charged to qualified elders; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may waive collection of sliding fees in cases of extreme financial hardship; and provided further, that not more than $11,500,000 in revenues accrued from sliding fees shall be retained by the individual qualified sites without re-allocation by the department and shall be expended for the purposes of the elder home care purchase-of-service programs
0 199,176,025

Consolidated with 9110-1500, 9110-1630, 9110-1633, 9110-1640, 9110-1650, and 9110-1900.


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