HB396: Medical Facilities Plan; Board of Health to appoint and convene task force.


HOUSE BILL NO. 396
House Amendments in [ ] -- January 14, 2008
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 32.1-102.2:1, relating to Statewide Medical Facilities Plan; task force.
Patron Prior to Engrossment--Delegate Hamilton

Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 32.1-102.2:1 as follows:

§ 32.1-102.2:1. Statewide Medical Facilities Plan; task force.

The Board shall appoint and convene a task force of no fewer than 15 individuals to meet at least once every two years for the purpose of creating and updating [ a The ] State Medical Facilities Plan.  The task force shall consist of representatives from the Department of Health and the Division of Certificate of Public Need, representatives of the health care provider community, representatives of the academic medical community, experts in advanced medical technology, and health insurers. Sections of the State Medical Facilities Plan related to diagnostic services, cardiology services, and cancer treatment services shall be reviewed and updated, if necessary, on an annual basis.

HOUSE BILL NO. 396
Offered January 9, 2008
Prefiled January 4, 2008
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 32.1-102.2:1, relating to Statewide Medical Facilities Plan; task force.
Patron-- Hamilton

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 32.1-102.2:1 as follows:

§ 32.1-102.2:1. Statewide Medical Facilities Plan; task force.

The Board shall appoint and convene a task force of no fewer than 15 individuals to meet at least once every two years for the purpose of creating and updating a State Medical Facilities Plan.  The task force shall consist of representatives from the Department of Health and the Division of Certificate of Public Need, representatives of the health care provider community, representatives of the academic medical community, experts in advanced medical technology, and health insurers. Sections of the State Medical Facilities Plan related to diagnostic services, cardiology services, and cancer treatment services shall be reviewed and updated, if necessary, on an annual basis.

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