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

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4000-0500 - MassHealth Managed Care

Account Description FY 2016
FY 2017
House 2
4000-0500 MassHealth Managed Care
For the executive office of health and human services to expend for health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office's primary care clinician/mental health and substance abuse plan or through a health maintenance organization under contract with the executive office and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under section 9 of chapter 118E of the General Laws and clauses (a) to (d), inclusive, and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A of said chapter 118E and section 16C of said chapter 118E; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under said clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceed 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be made only for the purposes expressly stated; provided further, that up to $20,000,000 shall be expended from this item, or item 4000-0700 if necessary, to achieve maximum federal financial participation and to enhance the ability of hospitals and community health centers to serve populations in need more efficiently and effectively; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made to these providers; and provided further, that such expenditures may include up to $20,000,000 for fiscal year 2016 or fiscal year 2017
5,347,416,595 5,496,523,203

Increased funding to support program operations.


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