2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Restore 50% of DSH Funding for Out-of-State Hospitals

Item 297 #7s

Item 297 #7s

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $1,242,826 FY2012 $1,282,596 GF
FY2011 $1,242,826 FY2012 $1,282,596 NGF

Page 196, line 50, strike "$6,806,326,159" and insert "$6,808,811,811".
Page 196, line 50, strike "$7,272,405,030" and insert "$7,274,970,222".
Page 208, line 47, after "days." insert:
"Out-of-state cost reporting hospitals that do not meet the 12 percent threshold shall be compensated at 50 percent of the rate that they otherwise would have received under the current payment methodology."

(This amendment restores $1.2 million GF and $1.2 million NGF the first year and $1.3 million GF and $1.3 million NGF from federal Medicaid matching funds the second year to restore 50 percent of payments to out-of-state hospitals that fail to meet a threshold of 12 percent of Virginia residents from the Medicaid caseloads to qualify for additional disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments.)