2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Committee Approved)

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Patient Advocate Foundation

Item 481 #220h

Item 481 #220h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $0 FY2008 $50,000 GF

Page 515, line 5, strike "$7,510,000" and insert "$7,560,000".
Page 521, after line 61, insert "Patient Advocate Foundation       0     50,000".

(This amendment provides $50,000 the second year from the general fund to the Patient Advocate Foundation in Newport News to provide services to (i) assist uninsured or underinsured citizens in obtaining access to needed medical services, (ii) negotiate with medical providers for free or reduced care and prescription drugs, (iii) negotiate insurance with third party payors on behalf of uninsured or underinsured patients, and (iv) assist patients applying for disability benefits.)