2023 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB6001 (Enrolled)

Mental Health Treatment Centers

Item 318

Item 318

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
Facility Administrative and Support Services (49800)$123,704,314$171,709,696
General Management and Direction (49801)FY2023 $58,674,340FY2024 $106,679,722
Information Technology Services (49802)FY2023 $9,415,600FY2024 $9,415,600
Food and Dietary Services (49807)FY2023 $14,841,637FY2024 $14,841,637
Housekeeping Services (49808)FY2023 $9,137,371FY2024 $9,137,371
Linen and Laundry Services (49809)FY2023 $1,739,197FY2024 $1,739,197
Physical Plant Services (49815)FY2023 $22,704,114FY2024 $22,704,114
Power Plant Operation (49817)FY2023 $4,272,154FY2024 $4,272,154
Training and Education Services (49825)FY2023 $2,919,901FY2024 $2,919,901
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2023 $108,364,276FY2024 $156,369,658
SpecialFY2023 $15,276,538FY2024 $15,276,538
Federal TrustFY2023 $63,500FY2024 $63,500

Authority: § 37.2-304, Code of Virginia.

A. Out of this appropriation, $759,000 the first year and $759,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to ensure proper billing and maximum reimbursement for prescription drugs purchased by mental health treatment centers through the Medicare Part D drug program.

B. Notwithstanding § 37.2-319 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner shall prepare a plan to address the capital and programmatic needs of other state mental health facilities and state intellectual disability training center when considering expenditures from the trust fund. No less than 30 days prior to the expenditure of funds, the Commissioner shall present an expenditure plan to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and Appropriations and House Appropriations Committees for their review and consideration.

C. Out of this appropriation, $1,798,410 the first year and $1,798,410 the second year from the general fund is provide for additional security positions at Eastern State Hospital and Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute.

D.1. Out of this appropriation, $48,005,382 the second year is provided for salary increases for direct care staff at state facilities. In addition to the funds included in this Item, $45,719,411 the first year is provided for these purposes in Item 486 out of the revenues received from the federal distributions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

2. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall monitor and assess the effectiveness of the compensation actions in reducing vacancy and turnover rates across the state hospital system. If the department determines that such actions have not had the intended effect, then the department shall collaborate with the Department of Planning and Budget on a proposal for additional compensation changes to improve recruitment and retention of staff for consideration to be included in the Governor's budget bill to be introduced in the 2023 Session.

E. Out of this appropriation, $2,354,200 the first year and $2,354,200 the second year from the general fund is provided for 36 additional security positions at state-operated mental health treatment centers.