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Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Medical Assistance Services

Item 318

Item 318

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Virginia Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan (44600)$44,964,220$45,726,391
Virginia Children's Medical Security Plan Payments (44602)FY2001 $38,496,389FY2002 $39,258,560
Children's Medical Assistance Administration (44603)FY2001 $6,467,831FY2002 $6,467,831
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $8,239,404FY2002 $8,239,404
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2001 $7,006,804FY2002 $7,262,525
Federal TrustFY2001 $29,718,012FY2002 $30,224,462

Authority: Title 32.1, Chapter 13, Code of Virginia.


A. Pursuant to Chapter 679, Acts of Assembly of 1997, the State Corporation Commission shall annually, on or before June 30, 1998, and each year thereafter, calculate the premium differential between: (i) 0.75 percent of the direct gross subscriber fee income derived from eligible contracts and (ii) the amount of license tax revenue generated pursuant to subdivision A 4 of § 58.1-2501 for the immediately preceding taxable year and notify the Comptroller of the Commonwealth to transfer such amounts to the Virginia Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan Trust Fund as established on the books of the Comptroller.


B.1. As a condition of this appropriation, revenues from the Virginia Medical Security Insurance Plan Trust Fund, shall be used to match federal funds for the State Children's Health Insurance Program.


2. As a condition of this appropriation, $1,131,758 from dedicated special revenue and $2,263,516 from federal funds the first year and $1,131,758 from dedicated special revenue and $2,263,516 from federal funds the second year shall be transferred from this Item to Item 383 for local departments of social services to administer the Virginia Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan.


C. The State Children’s Health Insurance Plan shall be amended pursuant to the Administrative Process Act, § 9-6.14:1 et seq., Code of Virginia, to add coverage of medical nutrition therapy services effective July 1, 2000. In conjunction with coverage of medical nutrition therapy services, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall implement a program to pre-authorize the use of such services where appropriate.