2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Vogel
Physician Assistant Preceptor Incentive Program

Item 287 #5s

Item 287 #5s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2023 $0 FY2024 $500,000 GF

Page 334, line 13, strike "$55,360,000" and insert "$55,860,000".

Page 336, after line 27, insert:

"I. Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the Virginia Department of Health to establish a Physician Assistant Preceptor Incentive Program. The department shall collaborate with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants, and other relevant stakeholders on a physician assistant student preceptor grant program. The program shall offer up to a $1,000 incentive for any Virginia licensed physician, physician's assistant, licensed practical nurse, or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), or registered nurse who, in conjunction with a licensed and accredited Virginia public or private not-for-profit school that offers a physician assistant program, provides an appropriate clinical education rotation, which is certified as having been completed by the school. The amount of the incentive may be adjusted based on the actual number of hours completed during the clinical education rotation.

2. The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority shall develop the process for the consideration of requests for funding from the Physician Assistant Preceptor Incentive Program."


(This amendment provides $500,000 the second year from the general fund to the Virginia Department of Health to establish a Physician Assistant Incentive program.)