2006 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Expand Funding for Rx Partnership

Item 293 #21s

Item 293 #21s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2007 $58,000 FY2008 $63,000 GF

Page 250, line 38, strike "$13,735,416" and insert "$13,793,416".
Page 250, line 38, strike "$13,235,416" and insert "$13,298,416".
Page 254, line 1, strike "$75,000" and insert "$133,000".
Page 254, line 2, strike "$75,000" and insert "$138,000".

(This amendment adds $58,000 the first year and $63,000 the second year from the general fund to the Rx Partnership for the state match for procuring bulk medications for more than 20 affiliated Free Clinics and 35 clinical delivery sites at Community Health Centers across Virginia. The Rx Partnership has leveraged its state funds to provide in excess of $33 in medications for every $1 provided. This funding will help the Rx Partnership to improve access to free medications for low-income Virginians and equalize funding provided by the private sector.)