2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Committee Approved)

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Local and Regional Jail Inmate Health Care (language only)

Item 60 #1h

Item 60 #1h

Compensation Board

Page 52, line 30, after "D.", insert "1."
Page 52, after line 35, insert:
"2.   Payment by local and regional correctional facilities for costs incurred for the provision of health care items, treatment, and services for prisoners in the custody of such facilities shall not exceed the lesser of the amount that would be paid for the provision of similar health care items, treatments, or services under (i) the Medicare program under Title XVIII of the federal Social Security Act or (ii) the Virginia Medicaid program pursuant to Title 32.1, Code of Virginia.  Any payment for a health care item, treatment, or service made pursuant to this section shall be deemed to be full and final payment."

(This amendment limits payments by local or regional jails for inmate health care items, treatments, or services to the lesser of the amount paid by Medicare or Medicaid.)