2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Samirah
Restore Fairfax-Falls Church CSB Funding

Item 322 #8h

Item 322 #8h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2021 $3,100,000 FY2022 $3,100,000 GF

Page 335, line 45, strike "$534,717,960" and insert "$537,817,960".
Page 335, line 45, strike "$551,190,641" and insert "$554,290,641".


(This amendment restores $3.1 million each year from the general fund to the base budget for the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) that had been reduced as a result of Medicaid expansion. The restored funding is needed due to the following: (i) in fiscal year 2020, the CSBs will face roughly double the reduction in general fund dollars than incurred in fiscal year 2019; (ii) While CSBs are able to bill for services provided to some of the individuals they had been serving without reimbursement, there are still individuals that CSBs serve that do not qualify for Medicaid expansion. (In the Northern Virginia area this number is particularly high.) CSBs continue to serve these individuals with no payer source from a now-reduced state general fund allocation; and (iii) the Medicaid rate for most services does not cover the cost to actually deliver the service (State general fund dollars help to reduce the negative impact of this and allow CSBs to continue to serve priority populations). Fairfax-Falls Church CSB anticipates that it will generate revenue to make up only one-half of the anticipated $4.3 million cut in fiscal year 2020. In addition, it expects to have to absorb $1.1 million in administrative costs associated with the transition to seven different managed care organizations.)