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2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Introduced)

Department of Medical Assistance Services

Item 309

Item 309

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Medical Assistance Services (Non-Medicaid) (46400)$13,687,481$13,687,481
$821,702
Reimbursements to Localities for Residents Covered by the State and Local Hospitalization Program (46401)FY2009 $12,865,779FY2010 $12,865,779
$0
Insurance Premium Payments for HIV-Positive Individuals (46403)FY2009 $556,702FY2010 $556,702
Reimbursements From the Uninsured Medical Catastrophe Fund (46405)FY2009 $265,000FY2010 $265,000
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2009 $11,647,481FY2010 $11,647,481
$781,702
SpecialFY2009 $2,000,000FY2010 $2,000,000
$0
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2009 $40,000FY2010 $40,000

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


A. In administering the State and Local Hospitalization Program, 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 appropriation, $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 and 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, 2009.


B. Included in the appropriation is $556,702 the first year and   $556,702 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.


C. The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, shall transfer any amounts appropriated for the Uninsured Medical Catastrophe Fund to that fund, pursuant to § 32.1-324.3, Code of Virginia.


D. Out of this appropriation, $225,000 from the general fund each year shall be transferred to the Uninsured Medical Catastrophe Fund under § 32.1-324.3, Code of Virginia.


E. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 32.1, Chapter 12 of the Code of Virginia, or paragraph A. of this Item, during fiscal year 2010, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall not collect from localities or pay to health care providers any amounts that would otherwise be due to or from the State and Local Hospitalization Program.