2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Floor Approved)

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Supplemental Payments to Physicians Affiliated with EVMS (language only)

Item 243 #2h

Item 243 #2h

Education: Higher Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Page 197, after line 28, insert:
"D.  Eastern Virginia Medical School shall transfer funds to the Department of Medical Assistance Services to fully fund the state share for Medicaid supplemental payments to physicians affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School.  The funds to be transferred must comply with 42 CFR 433.51."

(This amendment adds language to require Eastern Virginia Medical School to transfer funds to provide the state share of Medicaid funding for supplemental Medicaid payments to its physicians. A companion amendment in Item 301 provides authority for the Department of Medical Assistance Services to receive the funds and use them to match federal Medicaid payments for this purpose.)