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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

Department of Medical Assistance Services

Item 327

Item 327

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Indigent Health Care Trust Fund (45900)$9,285,831$9,285,831
Hospital Payments for Charity Care (45901)FY2005 $9,285,831FY2006 $9,285,831
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $4,285,831FY2006 $4,285,831
SpecialFY2005 $5,000,000FY2006 $5,000,000

Authority: Title 32.1, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia.


A. Any funds for the Virginia Indigent Health Care Trust Fund unexpended at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund but shall remain in the Trust Fund for use pursuant to Title 32.1, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia.


B. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall use funds donated to the Indigent Health Care Trust Fund for the purpose of a demonstration project in select sites across the Commonwealth to assist low-income employees in purchasing employer-sponsored health insurance. The Department shall employ sole source contracting with health care plans in those selected sites where the potential contribution of funds may be contingent upon such an arrangement.