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Texas Department of Mental Health
and Mental Retardation Medicaid Expenditures
Purchaser: Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers, State Operated Community Services
Program: Medicaid-funded programs

Description: The Texas Medicaid program uses a combination of state general revenue and federal dollars to pay for the cost of eligible programs. The Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (MHMR) spent more than $1.2 billion in the Medicaid program in fiscal 1998.**

Texas Total, Fiscal 1998
Amount Spent:
Community Mental Health Services*
  Federal Medicaid Match $77,602,891
  State Medicaid Match $47,000,338
  Total Medicaid Funding $124,603,229
 
Residential Mental Health Services
  Federal Medicaid Match $8,015,017
  State Medicaid Match $4,854,311
  Total Medicaid Funding $12,869,328
 
Community Mental Retardation Services*
  Federal Medicaid Match $504,561,906
  State Medicaid Match $305,588,874
  Total Medicaid Funding $810,150,780
 
Residential Mental Retardation Services
  Federal Medicaid Match $231,439,878
  State Medicaid Match $68,961,855
  Total Medicaid Funding $300,401,733
 
Central Administration (Indirect Administration and Support)
  Federal Medicaid Match $3,884,137
  State Medicaid Match $2,478,823
  Total Medicaid Funding $6,362,960
 
MHMR Medicaid Total
  Federal Medicaid Match $825,503,829
  State Medicaid Match $428,884,201
  Total Medicaid Funding $1,254,388,030

* Direct administration costs not available.
**The total MHMR Medicaid expenditures do not equal the total for MHMR programs on pages 5 and 6 because different sources were used to get additional detail.

Source: Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation