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1996 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

Department of Health

Item 311

Item 311

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Community Health Services (44000)$147,620,438$146,402,945
Dental Health Services (44002)FY1997 $6,114,851FY1998 $6,084,612
Environmental Health Services (44004)FY1997 $24,748,303FY1998 $24,507,673
Family Planning Services (44005)FY1997 $9,459,665FY1998 $9,433,047
General Medical Services (44006)FY1997 $24,327,758FY1998 $24,204,281
Health Support Services (44007)FY1997 $11,133,441FY1998 $11,133,441
Home Health Care Services (44008)FY1997 $11,014,889FY1998 $10,878,051
Local Administrative Services (44009)FY1997 $30,596,237FY1998 $30,194,830
Maternal and Child Health Services (44010)FY1997 $28,989,039FY1998 $28,730,755
Community Health Services Technical Support and Administration (44012)FY1997 $1,236,255FY1998 $1,236,255
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1997 $67,615,521FY1998 $67,125,685
SpecialFY1997 $80,004,917FY1998 $79,277,260

Authority: §§ 32.1-11 through 32.1-12 ; 32.1-31; 32.1-145 through 32.1-147; 32.1-163 through 32.1-176; 32.1-198 through 32.1-211; 32.1-246; and 35.1-1 through 35.1-26, Code of Virginia; Title V of the U.S. Social Security Act; and Title X of the U.S. Public Health Service Act.


A. 1. Out of this appropriation, $2,229,810 the first year and $2,229,810 the second year shall be paid from the general fund to the Virginia Health Care Foundation. These funds shall be matched with local public and private resources and shall be awarded to proposals which enhance access to primary health care for Virginia's uninsured and medically underserved residents, through innovative service delivery models. The Foundation, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Health, the Area Health Education Centers program, the Joint Commission on Health Care, and other appropriate organizations, is encouraged to undertake initiatives to reduce health care workforce shortages. The Foundation shall account for the expenditure of these funds by providing the Governor, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, the State Health Commissioner, and the Chairman of the Joint Commission on Health Care with a certified audit and full report on Foundation initiatives and results, including evaluation findings, not later than October 1 of each year for the preceding fiscal year ending June 30.


2. On or before October 1 of each year, the Foundation shall submit to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees a report on the actual amount, by fiscal year, of private and local government funds received by the Foundation since its inception. The report shall include certification that an amount equal to the state appropriation for the preceding fiscal year ending June 30 has been matched from private and local government sources during that fiscal year.


B. Any funds provided to the Virginia Health Care Foundation for the primary care demonstration projects which are unexpended on June 30, 1997, shall be reappropriated for use by the Foundation in the second year.


C. Out of this appropriation, $25,000 the first year and $25,000 the second year shall be provided from the general fund for the activities of the Sewage Appeals Review Board.


D. The Department of Health shall pilot a two-year incentive-based cooperative program with the restaurant community in the Roanoke City, Henrico, and Fairfax Health Districts. The department shall evaluate the program's effectiveness in achieving both savings in inspection costs and higher standards of sanitation and food safety and report its findings to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1996.