2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stanley
Telemedicine Pilot Program

Item 294 #2s

Item 294 #2s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2017 $0 FY2018 $1,000,000 GF

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(This amendment provides $1.0 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2018 to fund the requirements of Senate Bill 19. This bill directs the Department of Health, in partnership with a hospital licensed in the Commonwealth, to establish a three-year telemedicine pilot program designed to reduce patient use of emergency department facilities for the treatment of low-acuity conditions.)