1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Restore Funds for Piedmont Hospital

Item 385 #1h

Item 385 #1h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital FY1999 $0 FY2000 $15,649 GF
FY1999 $0 FY2000 $6,295,389 NGF

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(This amendment restores administrative funding for Piedmont Geriatric Hospital in the second year. Companion amendments in Items 335, 355 and 386 restore Medicaid, general fund, and special fund appropriations to support Piedmont Geriatric Hospital and Eastern State Hospital. These amendments reverse the proposed actions in the introduced budget to transfer 229 geriatric patients from state hospitals to nursing homes, including the closure of Piedmont Geriatric Hospital by July 1, 1999.)