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1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

Department of Health

Item 331

Item 331

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Regulation of Public Facilities and Services (56100)$6,152,426$6,130,915
Regulation of Health Care Facilities (56103)FY1999 $6,152,426FY2000 $6,130,915
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1999 $1,687,668FY2000 $1,644,617
SpecialFY1999 $417,676FY2000 $422,052
Dedicated Special RevenueFY1999 $751,001FY2000 $751,298
Federal TrustFY1999 $3,296,081FY2000 $3,312,948

Authority: §§ 32.1-123 through 32.1-138.3, Code of Virginia; and Title XVIII and Title XIX of the U.S. Social Security Act, Federal Code.


A. Out of the Special Fund appropriation for this Item, $278,000 the first year and $278,000 the second year is appropriated from statewide indirect cost recoveries of this agency to match federal funds and support the programs of the Center for Quality Health Care Services and Consumer Protection. Amounts recovered in excess of these appropriations shall be deposited to the general fund.


B. Out of this appropriation, $310,000 the first year and $310,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the administration of the patient level data base.


C. The Center for Quality Health Care Services and Consumer Protection of the Department of Health shall, upon the effective date of this act, take all necessary actions to initiate the regulatory process to revise regulations concerning the licensing of hospice organizations in order to eliminate any conflict between existing licensure regulations and Medicare conditions of participation applicable to hospice organizations.