Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

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4513-1020 - Early Intervention Services

Account Description FY 2016
FY 2017
House 2
4513-1020 Early Intervention Services
For the early intervention program; provided, that the department shall make all reasonable efforts to secure third party and Medicaid reimbursements for the services funded in this item; provided further, that funds from this item may be expended to provide respite services to families of children enrolled in early intervention programs who have complex care requirements, multiple disabilities and extensive medical and health needs; provided further, that priority shall be given to low and moderate income families; provided further, that no claim for reimbursement made on behalf of an uninsured person shall be paid from this item until the program receives notice of a denial of eligibility for the MassHealth program from the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that MassHealth shall cover the costs incurred for the transportation of MassHealth members who participate in the early intervention program; provided further, that nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to enforceable legal rights to any such services or an enforceable entitlement to the early intervention services funded in this item; and provided further, that these funds may be used to pay for current and prior year claims
28,345,528 28,400,167


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