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Program Description

  Health Care for the Uninsured

This program area includes the Montgomery Cares, Care for Kids, Maternity Partnership, and Health Care for the Homeless programs. Through public-private partnerships, these programs provide primary health care services for low-income uninsured children, adults, pregnant women, and the homeless, using private pediatricians, a network of safety net clinics, obstetricians, and hospitals, along with other health care providers. This program area also provides care coordination to uninsured children and adolescents with chronic or handicapping conditions needing specialty diagnostic, medical, and surgical treatment.

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Program Contacts

Contact Victoria Buckland of the HHS - Public Health Services at 240.777.1211 or Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Children 15361414141
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Adults 22227262626
Percentage of healthy birth weight babies (greater than or equal to 2,500 grams) born to pregnant women in the Maternity Partnership Program9797979797
1  Changes in the number of people accessing health care are unpredictable due to the unknown impact of implementation of the Affordable Care Act with enrollment in expanded Medicaid and Qualified Health Plans.
2  Changes in the number of people accessing health care are unpredictable due to the unknown impact of implementation of the Affordable Care Act with enrollment in expanded Medicaid and Qualified Health Plans.
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Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved151434779.00
Enhance: Montgomery Cares Program Capacity1580000.00
Increase Cost: Montgomery Cares - Increase Reimbursement Rate by $1.50 per Visit1134000.00
Enhance: Care for Kids Medical Services687000.00
Reduce: Montgomery Cares Patient Access for Follow-up Care-312250.00
Reduce: Montgomery Cares Behavioral Health Contractual Services-385000.00
Shift: Montgomery Cares Preventive Screenings to Grant Funding-433200.00
Reduce: Montgomery Cares Contractual Personnel Services -580220.00
Re-align: Adjust Funding for Maternity Partnership Program to Reflect Service Demand-1334500.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-759560-4.00
FY19 Approved144195005.00