2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: O'Bannon
Fund Stroke Education Programs

Item 294 #1h

Item 294 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $25,000 GF

Page 253, line 15, strike "$14,125,886" and insert "$14,150,886".
Page 254, after line 3, insert:
"F.  Out of this appropriation, $25,000 the second year is provided to fund statewide education programs regarding telehealth emergency stroke care through Virginia's State Stroke Systems of Care Task Force."

(This amendment provides $25,000 the second year for statewide education programs regarding the availability of telehealth emergency stroke care to facility immediate access to high quality, specialty stroke neurology care and triage. Studies demonstrate that telehealth care used for stroke evaluations are an effective tool. This is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Health Care.)