2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Marketplace VA - Appropriate NGF to Close the Coverage Gap

Item 301 #22s

Item 301 #22s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2015 $522,980,610 FY2016 $1,694,413,873 NGF

Page 245, line 42, strike "$8,495,724,272" and insert "$9,018,704,882".
Page 245, line 42, strike "$8,761,183,102" and insert "$10,455,596,975".
Page 262, line 8, after “Act.”, insert:
“The Director of the Department of Planning and Budget is hereby authorized to transfer appropriations among agencies and programs as needed to implement coverage for newly eligible individuals pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1396d(y)(1)[2010] of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."

(This amendment provides nongeneral fund appropriations to implement the health coverage provisions of Marketplace Virginia reflected in Item 4-14.00 beginning January 1, 2015. For calendar years 2014 through 2016, the cost of providing coverage for individuals with income above current Medicaid income eligibility levels but less than 138 percent of poverty will be paid for by 100 percent federal funding deposited to the Virginia Taxpayer Recovery Fund. This amendment also includes language providing the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget with authority to transfer appropriations among affected agencies including the Department of Medical Assistance Services, Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Social Services and Corrections.)