1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Rural Health Care Initiatives

Item 326 #2h

Item 326 #2h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY1999 $500,000 FY2000 $500,000 GF

Page 208, line 34, strike "$27,667,772" and insert "$28,167,772".
Page 208, line 34, strike "$27,773,529" and insert "$28,273,529".
Page 209, after line 24, insert:
"E.  The Commissioner of Health shall implement the "Five-Year Action Plan:  Improving Access to Primary Health Care Services in Medically Underserved Areas and Populations of the Commonwealth."  A minimum of $150,000 from the general fund shall be provided in the first year for the Virginia Office of Rural Health, as the state match for the federal Office of Rural Health Policy Grant.  The Commissioner is authorized to contract for services to accomplish the plan."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)