2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Committee Approved)

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Expand Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

Item 291 #2h

Item 291 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2019 $0 FY2020 $315,000 GF
FY2019 0.00 FY2020 1.00 FTE

Page 302, line 7, strike "$167,386,863" and insert "$167,701,863".

Page 302, line 43, after "F." insert "1."

Page 302, after line 49, insert:

"2. Out of this appropriation, $365,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support efforts by the Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative (VNPC) to decrease maternal mortality and morbidity. Funding shall be used for a coordinator position for community engagement, training and education; the development of a pilot program of the Centers for Disease Control's levels of care assessment (LOCATe) tool in the the Richmond metropolitan region and Tidewater region; and development of a Project ECHO tele-education model for education and training.  Funding shall also be used to assist the VNPC with expanding capacity to address these issues through the use of software to advance data analytics."


(This amendment adds $315,000 from the general fund the second year and one position to expand the capability of the Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative's work to decrease maternal mortality and morbidity. This funding will add to $50,000 from the general fund contained in the introduced budget to provide a total of $365,000 to support this initiative.)