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Interim Catastrophic Pharmacy Assistance Program and Related Programs

4000-1450

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
  • Proposals
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 $16,929,054 $16,929,054
FY17 $18,169,834 $17,771,922
FY16 $19,440,748 $18,668,169
FY15 $19,334,343 $18,442,178
FY14 $17,938,326 $16,988,821
FY13 $19,221,972 $17,925,869
FY12 $23,554,454 $21,602,546
FY11 $35,402,886 $31,542,765
FY10 $39,366,412 $34,391,883
FY09 $58,177,390 $50,330,434
FY08 $70,917,096 $60,504,455
FY07 $77,277,959 $63,572,979
FY06 $119,767,136 $96,031,093
FY05 $148,842,634 $115,000,000
FY04 $128,481,381 $96,372,765
FY03 $116,989,611 $85,859,000
FY02 $113,967,324 $81,838,049
FY01 $104,429,036 $73,684,000
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Funding for Interim Catastrophic Pharmacy Assistance Program and Related Programs
76.1%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Notes

  • In FY02, funding for Senior Pharmacy Assistance and Catastrophic Pharmacy Assistance was incorporated into the line item funding a new program, Prescription Advantage. In FY05 there was a separate line item for Prescription Advantage Co-Pay Subsidies (9110-1460).
  • Funding for MassHealth and related health reform programs often shifts among line item appropriations and special trust funds from year to year, so it is helpful to look at total funding, rather than at individual line items to get a sense of funding over time. In many years, the Administration has also been allowed to transfer funding among the MassHealth program line items without additional legislative approval. This means that there may be a meaningful difference between the budgeted amount and actual spending for individual line items, and that funding budgeted for one line item is ultimately spent in another.

* Funding and comparison information includes all line-items listed above. Download the spreadsheet to see funding levels for individual line-items.

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 GAA $16,929,054 $16,929,054
FY18 Leg $16,929,054 $16,929,054
FY18 Sen $17,179,054 $17,179,054
FY18 SWM $17,179,054 $17,179,054
FY18 Hou $17,179,054 $17,179,054
FY18 HWM $17,179,054 $17,179,054
FY18 Gov $17,179,054 $17,179,054
FY17 $18,169,834 $17,771,922

Notes

  • In FY02, funding for Senior Pharmacy Assistance and Catastrophic Pharmacy Assistance was incorporated into the line item funding a new program, Prescription Advantage. In FY05 there was a separate line item for Prescription Advantage Co-Pay Subsidies (9110-1460).
  • Funding for MassHealth and related health reform programs often shifts among line item appropriations and special trust funds from year to year, so it is helpful to look at total funding, rather than at individual line items to get a sense of funding over time. In many years, the Administration has also been allowed to transfer funding among the MassHealth program line items without additional legislative approval. This means that there may be a meaningful difference between the budgeted amount and actual spending for individual line items, and that funding budgeted for one line item is ultimately spent in another.

* Funding information includes all line-items listed above. Download the spreadsheet to see funding levels for individual line-items.