2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Orrock
Replace Rescue Squad Asst. Fund (language only)

Item 459 #3h

Item 459 #3h

Public Safety
State Police, Department of

Page 427, strike lines 31 through 34 and insert:
"F. The Department of State Police shall determine the feasibility of recovering costs for its med-flight operations through reimbursement from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers.  The Department shall examine the feasibility of second-party billing through hospitals receiving patients or through the creation of an independent billing authority."

(This amendment eliminates the transfer of money from the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund to support the Department of State Police med-flight operations and requires the Department to determine the feasibility of recovering these funds through reimbursement for services provided.)