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Virginia Association of Community Psychiatric Nurses - VACPN
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April 2013

Viginia Budget Conference Report on "Medicaid Reform and Expansion"

Virginia Budget Conference Report on “Medicaid Reform and Expansion”
(adopted February 23, 2013)
With Governor’s Recommendations (March 26, 2013)
Item307#20c Health And Human Resources

Department Of Medical Assistance Services


Page 280, after line 14, insert:
"JJJJ.1. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall seek federal authority through any necessary waiver(s) and/or State Plan authorization under Titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to implement a comprehensive value-driven, market-based reform of the Virginia Medicaid/FAMIS programs.

DMAS Proposed Regulatory Changes Highlights

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2.1.13 Executive Meeting Notes

VACPN  Executive  Committee  Meeting
February 1, 2013
Location:  Goochland-Powhatan Community Services
Attendence:Lisa Babilon, Jen Phelps, Louise Pesnicak, Irma Mahone, Cheryl Zellmer, Allison O’Brien.
Meeting called to order 10:10am by President, Lisa Babilon.
Secretary’s Report:Motion to accept by Allison O’Brien and seconded by Lisa Babilon.
Treasurer’s Report:Motion to accept by Cheryl Zellmer and seconded by Irma Mahone.
Old Business

Kirk Morton gets article pulblished in March issue of Journal of Psychosocial Nursing!

Hey everyone.  Please congratulate our very own Kirk Morton on his article, entitled “Adherence Challenges and Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Treatment in Patients with Schizophrenia” published in the March issue of the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing.  Hummmm….. a speaker for the fall perhaps?  J  Happy for you, Kirk!
Lisa Babilon RN BC

Highlights of 2013 NHSC Scholarship Program

Thank you for signing up to be notified about the 2013 the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program application cycle. We are happy to report that effective March 21, 2013 (today), the 2013National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Programapplication cycle is now open!The application cycle will remain open through May 14, 2013.  TheApplication and Program Guidancecan be found on theNHSC Websiteand contains all of the program requirements and details.
Highlights of 2013 NHSC Scholarship Program: