2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Conference Report)

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Case Management for Obstetrical Services

Item 305 #1c

Item 305 #1c

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2003 $0 FY2004 $50,000 GF

Page 172, line 9, strike "$12,538,129" and insert "$12,588,129".
Page 172, after line 51, insert:
"C. Out of this appropriation, $50,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the Virginia Department of Health to provide case management services to pregnant women in rural communities who lose obstetrical services."

(This amendment provides funding for the Virginia Department of Health for case management services such as home visiting 1) to assess whether unsafe or unhealthy conditions exist and 2) to teach new mothers about fetal and infant growth and development, immunization schedules, and signs and symptoms of illness.)