2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Conference Report)

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Electronic Health Records Implementation (language only)

Item 402 #2c

Item 402 #2c

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections


Page 481, line 54, after "Q." insert "1.".

Page 482, after line 3, insert:

"2. The Department of Corrections shall report on the total costs of implementing electronic health records at all of its facilities based on the selected vendor and the sufficiency of its on-going funding for full implementation at all facilities. The report shall identify all funding currently budgeted for the project, the timeline for implementation, and the inter-operability of the system with the information technology systems used by the Department and its vendors. The Department shall utilize its nongeneral funds appropriated for this purpose prior to using the general fund appropriation. The Department shall provide a report containing the aforementioned information to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees within 60 days of selecting its vendor."


(This amendment provides that the Department of Corrections report on the costs and timeline for implementing electronic health records across its facilities within 60 days of selecting a vendor.)