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Budget Summary FY2017

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08100021 - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

Account Description FY2016
0810-0021 Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
For the operation of the Medicaid fraud control unit; provided, that the federal reimbursement for any expenditure from this item shall not be less than 75 per cent of the expenditure; provided further, that funds shall continue to be used specifically for the investigation and prosecution of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation based on referrals from the department of public health under section 72H of chapter 111 of the General Laws; provided further, that the unit shall provide training for all investigators of the department of public health's division of health care quality responsible for the investigations on a periodic basis pursuant to a comprehensive training program to be developed by the division and the unit; and provided further, that training shall include instruction on techniques for improving the efficiency and quality of investigations of abuse, neglect, mistreatment, and misappropriation referred under said section 72H of said chapter 111
4,050,000 4,169,880

Veto Explanation:   I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.