2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Examine Federal Grants for Trauma System (language only)

Item 297 #1c

Item 297 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Department Of Health

Page 256, after line 31, insert:
"The Commissioner of Health shall review current funding provided to trauma centers to offset uncompensated care losses, report on feasible long-term financing mechanisms, and examine and identify potential funding sources on the federal, state and local level that may be available to Virginia's trauma centers to support the system's capacity to provide quality trauma services to Virginia citizens.  As sources are identified, the Commissioner shall work with any federal and state agencies and the Trauma System Oversight and Management Committee to assist in securing additional funding for the trauma system."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)