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Senate: Health, Hospitals and Human Services
October 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Amendment No. 32-792 — Amending Act No. 7889; in addition, all physicians who are employed by the federally qualified health centers and hospitals under this chapter are automatically enrolled as providers under the Medicaid Assistance Program. (Proposed by Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
BR NO. 17-0403 – Title 5, part 4, chapter 41, to add a new section 428 to read as follows: every person, firm association, corporation, institution or any governmental unit operating and maintaining a hospital in this jurisdiction shall have a lien by operations. (Proposed by Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bill No. 32-0048 — An Act requiring the board of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital to solicit proposals for the selection of a third-party management company or health system to manage the hospital. (Proposed by Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
12:30 — 1:30 p.m.
BR No. 18-1209 — An Act amending Title 22, chapter 65, section 1734, V.I.C., (Sponsor: Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
Lunch: 1:30 – 2 p.m.
2 — 4 p.m.
The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services will provide testimony on the following:
Adult Protective Services Criminal, Victims Compensation Fund, Foster Care Council on Homelessness