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Program Description

  Health Care for the Uninsured

This program area includes the Montgomery Cares, Care for Kids, and Maternity Partnership 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 Travis Gayles 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 FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Children 16171717171
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Adults 22744444444
Percentage of healthy birth weight babies (greater than or equal to 2,500 grams) born to pregnant women in the Maternity Partnership Program9796969696
1  Changes in the number of uninsured children accessing health care are unpredictable due to the influx of unaccompanied minors and potential changes to the Federal policies for MCHIP.
2  Changes in the number of people accessing health care are unpredictable due to the unknown impact and potential changes to the Federal policies for obtaining coverage through Medicaid, Medicare and other insurance through ACA.
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Program Budget Changes

FY20 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved144195005.00
Re-align: Adjust Funding for Maternity Partnership Program to Reflect Service Demand-1020500.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-190580-1.00
FY20 Recommended141268704.00