2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Transfer Funds from Proton Beam Therapy to Physician Loan Repayment Fund

Item 297 #1h

Item 297 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 ($100,000) GF

Page 256, line 42, strike "$12,497,162" and insert "$12,397,162".

(This amendment transfer $100,000 the second year from the general fund amounts for the Hampton Roads Proton Beam Therapy Institute to fund the fiscal impact of House Bill 1588 which adds geriatric fellowships to the eligibility criteria for the physician loan repayment program. A companion amendment in Item 294 provides $100,000 for this initiative. Virginia is facing a critical shortage of geriatric trained physicians as detailed in the Joint Commission on Health Care Study on Healthcare Workforce Needs.)