2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

Chief Patron: Councill
Co-Patron(s): Ingram
CSH-Use of Emergency Medical Services (language only)

Item 336 #2h

Item 336 #2h

Health And Human Resources
Central Virginia Training Center

Page 258, after line 15, insert:
"Central State Hospital shall obtain emergency medical services on a first priority basis through its contractual arrangement with an emergency medical services provider, before utilizing emergency medical services from adjacent localities.  The  Commissioner of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, or his designee, in cooperation with the Director of Central State Hospital and representatives from the County of Dinwiddie, shall develop an agreement to provide fair and reasonable reimbursement for excessive use of local emergency medical services."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)