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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Recommendations for Healthcare Policy Integration (language only)

Item 1 #8s

Item 1 #8s

Procedures for Prepayment of Civil Penalties in an Executive Order
General Assembly of Virginia

Language

Page 12, after line 19, insert:

"6.a.  The Joint Subcommittee for Health and Human Resources Oversight, in coordination with the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, shall develop recommendations on a plan for improving integration of the work of policy development, funding, and implementation for the Commonwealth's "Healthcare Delivery System", public and private.

b. The initial focus shall be an examination of the Joint Commission on Health Care to determine if it can be restructured to serve as the central platform for integrating health policy study, data evaluation, audit functions, and policy recommendations for the various agencies under the Health and Human Resources Secretariat and the Bureau of Insurance.

c. The plan shall attempt to more adequately and cost effectively integrate the ongoing work of the administration and relevant legislative standing committees in oversight, policy development, policy implementation and funding of health care initiatives."



Explanation

(This amendment directs the Joint Subcommittee for Health and Human Resources Oversight to develop recommendations on a plan to improve integration of the work of policy development, funding, and implementation for the Commonwealth's healthcare delivery system.)