2004 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Chapter 4)

Department of Medical Assistance Services

Item 329

Item 329

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Medical Assistance Services (Non-Medicaid) (46400)$14,122,481$14,122,481
State and Local Hospitalization Program (46401)FY2005 $13,665,779FY2006 $13,665,779
Health Premium Assistance Program for HIV-Positive Individuals (46403)FY2005 $456,702FY2006 $456,702
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $11,322,481FY2006 $11,322,481
SpecialFY2005 $2,800,000FY2006 $2,800,000

Authority: Title 32.1, Chapter 12, Code of Virginia.

A. In administering the Hospitalization and Outpatient Services for Indigent and Medically Indigent subprogram, the Department shall be guided by the following:

1. The allocation of state funds shall be based on the estimated total cost of required services in each county and city less the funds which shall be provided by the counties and cities. County and city funding shall be based upon a sliding scale not to exceed 25 percent of the total cost of required services.

2. Out of this subprogram, $113,550 the first year and $113,550 the second year from the general fund is reserved to support the state's share of expenses associated with inpatient services for migrants on the Eastern Shore. Reimbursement for costs shall be made in accordance with the requirements of the State/Local Hospitalization Program and will require a local match.

3. Notwithstanding § 32.1-347 D, Code of Virginia, any general fund balances in the State and Local Hospitalization Program shall be deposited in the state treasury on or before June 30, 2005.

B. Included in the appropriation is $456,702 the first year and $456,702 the second year from the general fund to provide insurance payment assistance for HIV-infected persons in accordance with § 32.1-330.1, Code of Virginia, except that the eligibility threshold for assistance shall allow a maximum income of no more than 250 percent of the federal poverty threshold.