2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Indirect Medical Education Clarification (language only)

Item 297 #3c

Item 297 #3c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 208, line 9, after "(12 VAC 30-70-291.E).", strike:
"IME payments to Virginia hospitals shall remain".
Page 208, line 10, strike "unchanged."

(This technical amendment eliminates a sentence to clarify a proposed budget reduction strategy. The strategy directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to eliminate special Indirect Medical Education payments to three hospitals based on Neonatal Intensive Care Unit utilization or days. The language contains a sentence that may create confusion. This amendment deletes the unnecessary sentence to clarify the action.)