2020 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Health

Item 301

Item 301

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
State Health Services (43000)$170,087,860$170,087,860
Child and Adolescent Health Services (43002)FY2021 $11,744,457FY2022 $11,744,457
Women's and Infant's Health Services (43005)FY2021 $11,080,619FY2022 $11,080,619
Chronic Disease Prevention, Health Promotion, and Oral Heath (43015)FY2021 $14,549,934FY2022 $14,549,934
Injury and Violence Prevention (43016)FY2021 $4,091,238FY2022 $4,091,238
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Community Nutrition Services (43017)FY2021 $128,621,612FY2022 $128,621,612
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2021 $9,484,399FY2022 $9,484,399
SpecialFY2021 $3,111,390FY2022 $3,111,390
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2021 $64,967,057FY2022 $64,967,057
Federal TrustFY2021 $92,525,014FY2022 $92,525,014

Authority: §§ 32.1-11, 32.1-77, 32.1-89, and 32.1-90, Code of Virginia; P.L. 94-566, as amended, Title V of the U.S. Social Security Act and Title X of the U.S. Public Health Service Act, Federal Code; and P.L. 95-627, as amended, Federal Code.

A. Out of this appropriation, $999,804 the first year and $999,804 the second year from special funds is provided to support the newborn screening program and its expansion pursuant to Chapters 717 and 721, Act of Assembly of 2005, and Chapter 531, 2018 Acts of Assembly. Fee revenues sufficient to fund the Department of Health's costs of the program and its expansion shall be transferred from the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services.

B. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children is exempt from the requirements of the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq.).

C. Out of this appropriation, $305,000 the first year and $305,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the department's sickle cell program to address rising pediatric caseloads in the current program. Any remaining funds shall be used to develop transition services for youth who will require adult services to ensure appropriate medical services are available and provided for youth who age out of the current program.

D. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the State Health Commissioner continue providing services through child development clinics and access to children's dental services.

E. Out of this appropriation, $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000 the second year from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant shall be provided to the Department of Health for the operation of the Resource Mothers program.

F.1. Out of this appropriation, $124,470 the first year and $124,470 the second year from the general fund and $82,980 the first year and $82,980 the second year from nongeneral funds shall be provided for the Virginia Department of Health to establish and administer a Perinatal Quality Collaborative. The Perinatal Quality Collaborative shall work to improve pregnancy outcomes for women and newborns by advancing evidence-based clinical practices and processes through continuous quality improvement with an initial focus on pregnant women with substance use disorder and infants impacted by neonatal abstinence syndrome.

2. Out of this appropriation, $315,000 the first year and $315,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support efforts by the Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative (VNPC) to decrease maternal mortality and morbidity. Funding shall be used for a coordinator position for community engagement, training and education; the development of a pilot program of the Centers for Disease Control's levels of care assessment (LOCATe) tool in the Richmond metropolitan region and Tidewater region; and development of a Project ECHO tele-education model for education and training. Funding shall also be used to assist the VNPC with expanding capacity to address these issues through the use of software to advance data analytics.

G. Notwithstanding any other provision of this act, the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to move the associated appropriation and authorized positions supporting the federal Summer Food Service Program and the federal At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program from the Virginia Department of Health to the Department of Education. Such transfer shall be in accordance with a memorandum-of-understanding agreed to by the Virginia Department of Health and the Department of Education setting forth the federal positions and dollars to be transferred associated with the Summer Food Service and At-Risk Afterschool Meals Programs. Such transfer shall be coordinated with the United States Department of Agriculture to ensure a seamless transition.