2006 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Report on Brain Injury Services (language only)

Item 21 #2s

Item 21 #2s

Legislative Department
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

Page 14, after line 37, insert:
"E.  The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) shall report on access to brain injury services in the Commonwealth.  The report shall include but not be limited to the causes and prevalence of brain injuries, the array of medical and/or rehabilitative services available in Virginia, the cost of treating an individual with brain injuries, the extent to which private insurance pays for brain injury services, and how other states have addressed the needs of brain injured individuals.  JLARC shall submit a final report by October 1, 2007.”

(This amendment requires JLARC to report on the availability of brain injury services in Virginia including the extent of brain injury, the cost and array of treatment available, and how other states have approached brain injury services.)