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Catastrophic Pharmacy Assistance Program and Related Programs 4000-1451

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
  • Proposals
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY21 $17,513,112 $17,249,455
FY20 $15,520,539 $15,101,313
FY19 $17,685,597 $16,939,784
FY18 $18,041,106 $16,929,054
FY17 $19,364,143 $17,771,922
FY16 $20,718,948 $18,668,169
FY15 $20,603,487 $18,442,178
FY14 $19,115,610 $16,988,821
FY13 $20,483,800 $17,925,869
FY12 $25,101,165 $21,602,546
FY11 $37,727,628 $31,542,765
FY10 $41,951,420 $34,391,883
FY09 $61,997,628 $50,330,434
FY08 $75,573,890 $60,504,455
FY07 $82,352,442 $63,572,979
FY06 $127,631,685 $96,031,093
FY05 $158,616,435 $115,000,000
FY04 $136,918,153 $96,372,765
FY03 $124,671,772 $85,859,000
FY02 $121,451,026 $81,838,049
FY01 $111,286,403 $73,684,000

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

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Funding for Catastrophic Pharmacy Assistance Program and Related Programs
77.0%

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 often shifts among line item appropriations and special trust funds from year to year, so it is helpful to look at total MassHealth and Health Reform 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
FY22 GAA $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY22 Leg $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY22 Sen $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY22 SWM $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY22 Hou $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY22 HWM $17,419,671 $17,419,671
FY22 Gov $16,419,671 $16,419,671
FY21 $17,513,112 $17,249,455

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 often shifts among line item appropriations and special trust funds from year to year, so it is helpful to look at total MassHealth and Health Reform 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.

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