2020 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 1289)

Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

Item 497

Item 497

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Financial Assistance for Supplemental Assistance Services (49100)$15,336,070$15,336,070
Crime Victim Compensation (49104)FY2021 $15,336,070FY2022 $15,336,070
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2021 $6,593,576FY2022 $6,593,576
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2021 $6,730,494FY2022 $6,730,494
Federal TrustFY2021 $2,012,000FY2022 $2,012,000

Authority: Title 19.2, Chapters 21.1 and 21.2, Code of Virginia.

A. Out of this appropriation, up to $6,593,576 the first year and up to $6,593,576 the second year from the general fund shall be transferred to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund, established pursuant to § 19.2-368.18, Code of Virginia, for the administration of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) Payment program.

B. The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission shall prepare a report on the number of forensic acute, non-acute, and follow-up exams performed by medical providers for victims of sexual assault for which reimbursements are sought, billed and paid for, through the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) Payment program. The report shall detail the number of such exams, the amounts billed by medical providers for each exam, and the reimbursements made to providers for such billed exams through the SAFE Payment program. The report shall be delivered on or before November 1 of each year to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees.