Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

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4000-0430 - MassHealth CommonHealth Plan

Account Description FY 2015
FY 2016
House 1
4000-0430 MassHealth CommonHealth Plan
For the executive office of health and human services to expend for the CommonHealth program to provide primary and supplemental medical care and assistance to disabled adults and children under sections 9A, 16 and 16A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursement for state expenditures made on behalf of such adults and children; provided further, that children shall be determined eligible for the medical care and assistance if they meet the disability standards as defined by the executive office, which standards shall be no more restrictive than the standards in effect on July 1, 1996; and provided further, that the executive office shall process CommonHealth applications within 45 days of receipt of a completed application or within 90 days if a determination of disability is required
107,204,797 119,495,216

Increased funding to meet projected need.


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