2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

Chief Patron: Willett
Increase Funds for Rx Partnership

Item 303 #6h

Item 303 #6h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2021 $125,000 FY2022 $125,000 GF

Page 336, line 19, strike "$22,839,583" and insert "$22,964,583".
Page 336, line 19, strike "$21,849,583" and insert "$21,974,583".

Page 339, line 12, strike "$105,000" and insert "$205,000".

Page 339, line 13, strike "$105,000" and insert "$205,000".


(This amendment provides an additional $100,000 each year from the general fund to the Virginia Health Care Foundation for the Rx Partnership. The Rx Partnership's In fiscal year 2020, the Rx Partnership's generic medication programs provided an average of 3,300 generic prescriptions a month for a total of nearly 8,000 unduplicated patients at 27 health safety net clinics serving 82 jurisdictions throughout the Commonwealth. Funding is needed to support the existing programs and to expand utilization by 20 percent in fiscal year 2022, based upon the growth and success of the existing programs, significant additional patients due to COVID-19, the loss of access to key brand medications and the increasing cost of generic medications.)