2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Continued Operation of Hiram Davis Medical Center (language only)

Item 314 #1h

Item 314 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Mental Health Treatment Centers

Page 274, after line 50, insert:
"3.  Any review and report on the configuration of services provided at the Commonwealth's mental health hospitals shall provide for the continued operation of Hiram Davis Medical Center as a resource for individuals who require additional rehabilitation upon leaving an acute care setting when the specialized supports needed are not available in their community and shall include the option of direct admission to the Center using the same criteria used for like nonstate operated facilities."

(This amendment adds language requiring the continued operation of Hiram Davis Medical Center for individuals leaving acute care settings under certain circumstances and directs the option to admit individuals directly to the center using the same criteria as similar nonstate operated facilities.)