1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Center for Pediatric Research

Item 333 #9s

Item 333 #9s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY1999 $75,000 FY2000 $0 GF

Page 212, line 16, strike "$4,880,097" and insert "$4,955,097".
Page 211, after line 31, insert:
"F. Out of this appropriation, $75,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided to fund research by the Center for Pediatric Research on variations in the health care delivered to children in the Commonwealth, as directed by Senate Joint Resolution 127.  The Center for Pediatric Research shall coordinate its research with the Department of Health."

(This amendment provides funding for pediatric research pursuant to SJR 127. The research will focus on factors influencing differences in the pediatric discharge rates by geographic area, impact of these differences on the quality and outcomes of pediatric care, and the optimal way to publicly disseminate these findings on an ongoing basis.)