HD8 - Report of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Virginia Indigent Health Care Trust Fund Pursuant to HJR 225, 2000

  • Published: 2001
  • Author: Department of Medical Assistance Services
  • Enabling Authority: Letter request from House Rules Committee

Executive Summary:
Pursuant to a letter from Speaker S. Vance Wilkins conveying the issues raised in House Joint Resolution 225, the Department was requested to review the material contained in the resolution and respond. The original resolution, although not passed, directed DMAS to submit findings and recommendations to the Board of Medical Assistance Services, the Board of Health, and the Joint Commission on Health Care and to the Governor and the 2001 Session of the General Assembly.

This report summarizes issues and actions regarding the establishment of a pilot program for meeting prescription drug needs of the elderly and other uninsured.