2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Yancey
Co-Patron(s): Stolle
Evaluation of Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments (language only)

Item 306 #31h

Item 306 #31h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 311, after line 41, insert:

"WWWW. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall evaluate Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments to all hospitals, including the Virginia Commonwealth Univerity Health Systema and the University of Virginia Medical Center, and compare Medicaid and charity care vis-a-vis other hospitals in Virginia.  The department shall report on this comparison to the General Assembly and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than November 2017."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)