1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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NVTC Pilot Program (language only)

Item 327 #5h

Item 327 #5h

Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of

Page 234, after line 3, insert:
"I.  The Department shall develop and implement a pilot program at the Northern Virginia Training Center to provide medical and other related services to consumers of the Northern Virginia Community Services Boards.  The Department, in collaboration with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, shall pursue necessary measures to assure Medicaid coverage of these services.  The Department shall report on the status of the pilot program, including staffing and funding needs associated with continuing the pilot program or expanding the program statewide.  The report shall be provided to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 1, 1997."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)