1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Study of Telemedicine Projects

Item 333 #11c

Item 333 #11c

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

Page 262, line 11, strike "$5,227,536" and insert "$5,302,536".
Page 263, after line 7, insert:
"G.  The Department of Health shall conduct a study of the cost effectiveness and medical efficacy of its telemedicine projects located in Lancaster County, Lee County, and the City of Danville.  The Department shall provide initial results of this study to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the Joint Commission on Health Care prior to December 1, 2000.  The final report shall be submitted prior to October 1, 2001."

(This amendment provides funds for the Department of Health to conduct an evaluation of its three telemedicine sites funded in 1998, pursuant to Senate Bill 1214.)