2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Intent to Implement COPN Deregulation (language only)

Item 305 #2h

Item 305 #2h

Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 297, after line 34, insert:
"F.1.  It is the intent of the General Assembly to implement and cause to be implemented a three-phase plan to deregulate certain medical care facilities' certificate of public need services adopted by the Joint Commission on Health Care and published in December 2000.  
2.  The Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with the Directors of the Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Department of Planning and Budget, shall prepare the necessary rules, regulations, and budget amendments to fully fund and implement phase 1 of the deregulation plan referenced above, and submit them to the Governor no later than September 15, 2001, for inclusion in the agencies' 2002-2004 Executive Budget."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)