General Revenue Funds for Health-Related Institutions increase by $324 million, including the following:
Health Related Institutions General Revenue and ARRA Funds Senate Bill 1 Appropriations for 2010-11 Compared to 2008-09 Expended/Budgeted Level
| ||2008-09 || 2010-11 || Difference ||% Change
|UT HSC Houston
|UT HSC San Antonio
|UT HC Tyler
Formula funding for the Health Related institutions increases by $159.4 million. The increase is primarily General Revenue, but $51 million of the increase is funded from ARRA funding. Increases include:
- $100.1 million for the Instruction and Operation Support Formula for weighted student growth and enhancement to the formulas. The formula rate increased from $10,841 to $11,129. This increase includes the small campus supplement funding for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Public Health Austin Campus and for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Abilene Campus.
- $20.2 million for the Infrastructure Support Formula, including the multi-campus adjustment for the space projection model funding for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Abilene Campus. The infrastructure rate dropped by two cents to $7.96 per projected square foot.
- $4.7 million for the Research Formula. The rate is $1,412,500 plus 1.48 percent of its research expenditures, down from 1.5 percent last biennium.
- $13.9 million to fund the Graduate Medical Education Formula (GME) cover the growth in numbers of medical residents and enhance the funding per resident.
- $15.5 million for the Cancer Center operations formula at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and
- $5.0 million to fund the Chest Disease Center Operations Formula at The University of Texas Health Science Center for Tyler.
For the A&M Health Science Center, the increase for the three core formulas totals $24.7 million in General Revenue/ARRA, including: $23 million for Instruction and Operations (with $1,258,904 for the new Nursing program), $52,000 for Research Enhancement, and $1.7 million for Infrastructure Support. The increase for GME is $1.4 million.
Non-formula General Revenue changes in Article III include:
- $97 million for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston hospital operations
- $8.0 million for the College of Medicine expansion at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Round Rock campus; the A&M Health Science Center received an additional $8 million in ARRA funding for the College of Medicine expansion efforts as listed below.
- $4.0 million decrease from a one-time funding of lease space for the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Temple campus;
- $17.6 million to fund the School of Medicine expansion at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso; and
- $4.7 million decrease in debt service on existing tuition revenue bonds.
General Revenue-Dedicated Fund increased by $12.4 million in tuition, and fees and other income.
Other Funds increased by $75.4 million due to projected increased patient income of $107 million primarily at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and decreased earnings on Tobacco Funds for all institutions ($31.6 million).
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds
Additional funds are appropriated to the Health Related Institutions in Article XII of the General Appropriations Act which allocates the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding. Of the formula funding that is provided to the health related institutions, $51 million is funded from the ARRA Funds and a like amount of General Revenue that is appropriated in Article III is reduced in Article XII, Section 30 Reduction in Appropriations.
In addition several institutions receive one-time funding from the ARRA funds, including:
- UT-Southwestern: Institute for Genetic & Molecular Disease - $8,000,000
- UT Health Science Center- Houston: Heart Institute--Adult Stem Cell Program - $5,000,000
- UT Health Science Center- Houston: Public Health - $9,500,000
- UT Health Science Center - San Antonio: Life Science Institute - $4,000,000
- UT Health Science Center - San Antonio: Regional Academic Health Center - $6,500,000
- Texas A&M Health Science Center: College of Medicine Expansion - $8,000,000
- Texas A&M Health Science Center: Biosecurity and Import Safety (McAllen) (HB 1831 by Corte)- $1,000,000
- Texas Tech Health Science Center: West Texas Area Health Education Center $4,000,000