2002 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 899)

Joint Commission on Health Care

Item 11

Item 11

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Health Research, Planning, and Coordination (40600)$436,637$436,637
Health Policy Research (40606)FY2003 $436,637FY2004 $436,637
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $436,637FY2004 $436,637

Authority: Title 30, Chapter 18, Code of Virginia.

The Joint Commission on Health Care, with the cooperation of the Department of Medical Assistance Services, shall evaluate the personal maintenance allowance of the Medicaid Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Such evaluation shall consider the adequacy of such allowance, the effect of the allowance on the selection or continuation of community-based services as compared to institutional services, whether individuals unnecessarily receive institutional care because of the allowance, whether adjustments in the allowance are warranted, and the estimated costs of any changes.