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2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Introduced)

Department of Medical Assistance Services

Item 307

Item 307

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Indigent Health Care Trust Fund (45900)$7,485,831$7,485,831
Reimbursements to Acute Care Hospitals Providing Charity Care in Excess of the Median Level of Charity Care Costs (45901)FY2009 $7,485,831FY2010 $7,485,831
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2009 $4,285,831FY2010 $4,285,831
SpecialFY2009 $3,200,000FY2010 $3,200,000

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


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.


A. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 32.1, Chapter 11 of the Code of Virginia, during FY 2009 and in subsequent years, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall not collect or pay any funds that would otherwise be due to or from the Indigent Health Care Trust Fund.  If any contributions are collected from hospitals in FY 2009, the department shall return the funds to the hospitals that made payments.


B. Pursuant to Section 4-1.05.a.4. of this act, $16 of the June 30, 2008, balances required to be reappropriated have been transferred to the general fund.