2003 Session

Budget Bill - HB1400 (Chapter 1042)

Department of Health

Item 319

Item 319

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Regulation of Public Facilities and Services (56100)$8,132,560
Regulation of Health Care Facilities (56103)FY2003 $8,132,560
FY2004 $8,132,560
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $1,875,271
FY2004 $1,875,271
SpecialFY2003 $656,232
FY2004 $656,232
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2003 $751,298
FY2004 $751,298
Federal TrustFY2003 $4,849,759FY2004 $4,849,759

Authority: §§ 32.1-123 through 32.1-138.5, 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 $131,271 the first year and $310,000 $131,271 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the administration of the patient level data base.

C. In order to improve the training of certified nurse assistants in the Commonwealth, the Department of Health shall provide nursing facilities the maximum flexibility allowed by the U.S. Health Care Financing Administration regarding the provision of on-site training for certified nurse assistants. The Department shall allow facilities to provide such on-site training regardless of the enforcement status of the facility, so long as serious patient health and safety violations are not involved.