2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Barker
Eligibility for Medicaid Medical Residency Slots

Item 306 #30s

Item 306 #30s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $250,000 GF
FY2017 $0 FY2018 $250,000 NGF

Page 284, line 40, strike "$9,714,745,576" and insert "$9,715,245,576".

Page 308, line 40, strike the first "$1,250,000" and insert "$1,500,000".

Page 308, line 40, strike the second "$1,250,000" and insert "$1,500,000".

Page 308, line 49, strike "The authority shall submit these criteria to the department by September 1, 2016." and insert:

"The department shall make supplemental payments to the following hospitals for the specified number of primary care residencies: Sentara Norfolk General (2 residencies), Carilion Medical Center (6 residencies), Centra Lynchburg General Hospital (1 residency), Riverside Regional Medical Center (2 residencies), Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center (2 residencies).  The department shall make supplemental payments to Carilion Medical Center for two psychiatric residencies."

Page 308, line 52, strike "three" and insert "four".

Page 308, line 54, after "2018." strike "If the".

Page 308, strike line 55 through 56.

Page 308, strike "slots to fund based on priorities developed by the authority.".

Page 309, line 1, strike "In order to be eligible".

Page 309, strike lines 2 through 3.

Page 309, line 4, strike "residency slots top be awarded supplemental payments by April 1, 2017.".

Page 309, line 12, after "act." insert:

"To the extent that not all of the monies appropriated for this program in the second year of the biennium are obligated for the resident slots identified above for the first year of the program, the remaining monies will be obligated for the same number of new residents for each institution identified above to be recruited during the second year and to begin their residency at the conclusion of the second year.  Further the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall work with the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority to determine a way to enable Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia to be able to participate in this program in the future.".


(This amendment adds $250,000 from the general fund and an equivalent amount of federal Medicaid matching funds in the second year for Medicaid Medical Residency program and specifies the hospitals for which supplemental payments will be made to fund residencies. Language also reserves any unused funding for Medicaid residency slots to be used for future costs of the residency program.)