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2010 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Health

Item 284

Item 284

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Communicable Disease Prevention and Control (40500)$46,207,930$46,190,166
Immunization Program (40502)FY2011 $6,295,435FY2012 $6,295,435
Tuberculosis Prevention and Control (40503)FY2011 $1,980,733FY2012 $1,980,733
Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention and Control (40504)FY2011 $1,963,795FY2012 $1,963,795
Disease Investigation and Control Services (40505)FY2011 $3,548,777FY2012 $3,537,515
HIV/Aids Prevention and Treatment Services (40506)FY2011 $32,419,190FY2012 $32,412,688
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $7,382,058FY2012 $7,364,294
SpecialFY2011 $511,313FY2012 $511,313
Federal TrustFY2011 $38,314,559FY2012 $38,314,559

Authority: §§ 32.1-11.1 through 32.1-11.2, 32.1-35 through 32.1-73, Code of Virginia; and P.L. 91-464, as amended, Federal Code.


A. Out of this appropriation, $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to purchase medications for individuals who have tuberculosis but who do not qualify for free or reduced prescription drugs and who do not have adequate income or insurance coverage to purchase the required prescription drugs.


B.  Out of this appropriation, $40,000 the first year and $40,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the Division of Tuberculosis Control for the purchase of medications and supplies for individuals who have drug-resistant tuberculosis and require treatment with expensive, second-line antimicrobial agents.


C. The requirement for testing of tuberculosis isolates set out in § 32.1-50 E, Code of Virginia, shall be satisfied by the submission of samples to the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, or such other laboratory as may be designated by the Board of Health.


D.  Out of this appropriation, $280,110 the first year and $280,110 the second year from the general fund and $840,288 the first year and $840,288 the second year from nongeneral funds shall be used to purchase the Tdap (tetanus/diptheria/pertussis) vaccine for children without insurance. 


E.  Out of this appropriation, $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP) for insurance premium payments, coinsurance payments, and other out-of-pocket costs for individuals participating in the Virginia AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) with incomes between 135 percent and 300 percent of the federal poverty income guidelines and who are Medicare Part D beneficiaries.


F. 1.  Notwithstanding §§ 32.1-130, 32.1-162.3, and 32.1-162.9, Code of Virginia, effective July 1, 2010, the Office of Licensure and Certification shall require every applicant for licensure to pay the following nonrefundable fees or such fees as may be subsequently revised by the Board of Health through regulation:


2.  A fee of $350.00 for initial licensure and each annual renewal plus an additional $2.00 per bed for each inpatient hospital.


3.  A fee of $700.00 for initial licensure and each annual renewal for each outpatient surgical center.


4.  A fee of $950.00 for initial licensure and each annual renewal plus an additional $8.00 per bed for each nursing facility.


5.  A fee of $650.00 for initial licensure and each annual renewal for each hospice program.


6. A fee of $650.00 for initial licensure and each annual renewal for each hospice facility.


7. A fee of $650.00 for initial licensure and each annual renewal for each home care organization.


8.  A late fee of $50.00 shall be charged for each failure to file a renewal application by the date specified for hospice and home care.


9.  A processing fee of $325.00 shall be charged for each re-issuance or replacement license for hospice and home care.


10. A licensure one-time exemption processing fee of $75.00.


G.  Funds received pursuant to paragraph F., shall be deposited into the department's special fund and used only for the operation of the hospice licensure and inspection program.