2014 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Introduced)

University of Virginia Medical Center

Item 199

Item 199 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
State Health Services (43000)$1,328,095,159$1,370,035,121
Inpatient Medical Services (43007)FY2013 $552,519,597FY2014 $575,919,597
Outpatient Medical Services (43011)FY2013 $336,594,395FY2014 $339,134,357
Administrative Services (43018)FY2013 $438,981,167FY2014 $454,981,167
Fund Sources:  
Higher Education OperatingFY2013 $1,310,448,694FY2014 $1,352,388,656
Debt ServiceFY2013 $17,646,465FY2014 $17,646,465

Authority: §§ 23-62 through 23-85, Code of Virginia and Chapter 38, Acts of Assembly of 1978.

A. The appropriation to the University of Virginia  Medical Center provides for the care, treatment, health related services and education activities associated with Virginia  patients, including indigent and medically indigent patients. Inasmuch as the University of Virginia Medical Center is a state teaching hospital, this appropriation is to be used to jointly support the education of health students through patient care provided by this appropriation.

B. By July 1 of each year, the Director, Department of Medical Assistance Services shall approve a common criteria and methodology for determining free care attributable to the appropriations in this Item. The Medical Center will report to the Department of Medical Assistance Services expenditures for indigent, medically indigent, and other patients. The Auditor of Public Accounts and the State Comptroller shall monitor the implementation of these procedures. The Medical Center shall report by October 31 annually to the Department of Medical Assistance Services, the Comptroller and the Auditor of Public Accounts on expenditures related to this Item. Reporting shall be by means of the indigent care cost report and shall follow criteria approved by the Director, Department of Medical Assistance Services.

C. Funding for Family Practice is included in the University of Virginia's Educational and General appropriation. Support for other residencies is included in the hospital appropriation.

D. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the University of Virginia Medical Center – Hospital maintain its efforts to staff residencies and fellow positions to produce sufficient generalist physicians in medically underserved regions of the state.

E.  The Higher Education Operating fund source listed in this Item is considered to be a sum sufficient appropriation, which is an estimate of funding required by the university to cover medical center operations.

F. The University of Virginia Hospital shall engage in substantive dialogue with Augusta Health to avoid or resolve issues surrounding possible duplication of health services.  The University of Virginia Hospital and Augusta Health shall report their progress to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 1, 2012.