2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Reimbursement Model for Public Rural Hospital in SW Virginia (language only)

Item 303 #26h

Item 303 #26h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 342, after line 27, insert:

"YYY.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall pursue any and all alternatives and cost based reimbursement models to allow a public hospital in rural Southwest Virginia that has closed in the last 5 years to recoup capital startup costs and ensure no operating losses for the next 5 years, including but not limited to optimizing federal matching dollars in accordance with federal law."


(This amendment directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to pursue alternatives for cost based reimbursement for a rural hospital in Southwest Virginia.)