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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
I Wonder What This Actually Means For NEHTA And Its Future. It’s Not Clear To Me.
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It is interesting to note that in 2011-12 receipts were $272M and the year before $113M. NEHTA also had $147M in reserves June 30, 2012.
A look through the State Budgets so far shows no specific NEHTA funding for next year I can spot.
What I suspect is going on here is that the Commonwealth is providing some NEHTA funding for the next 12 months but that with the retained cash the States are not putting in as much. It might also be because the new Memorandum between the States and Commonwealth on NEHTA has yet to be signed.
Of course it might also be that some of the Jurisdictions simply don't want to be involved with NEHTA any more.