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Budget Summary FY2017

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45900915 - Public Health Hospitals
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

Account Description FY2016
4590-0915 Public Health Hospitals
For the maintenance and operation of Tewksbury hospital, Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children, Lemuel Shattuck hospital and the hospital bureau, including the state office of pharmacy services; provided, that reimbursements received for medical services provided at the Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of houses of correction not managed by private health care vendors shall be credited to item 4590-0903 of section 2B; provided further, that the department shall seek to obtain federal financial participation for care provided to inmates of the department of correction and houses of correction who are treated at the public health hospitals; provided further, that the Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children shall maintain not less than 120 beds for clients in its inpatient setting to the extent feasible within the appropriation; provided further, that Tewksbury hospital shall maintain the same number of beds in fiscal year 2017 as was maintained in fiscal year 2016; and provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Hospital School Summer Program

148,511,443 155,250,383

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.