|Date Requested:May 13, 2010
Time Requested:12:10 PM
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Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:Neither Program nor Fund
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
| The purpose of this bill is to require compulsory comprehensive health screening for students entering public school for the first time in this state and students entering third, sixth and ninth grades. Use of developmental screening for determination of advanced abilities is eliminated.
The WV Public Employees Insurance Agency has an exposure of approximately 8,446 dependent children in the relative grade classifications. There were 3,117 that incurred charges for comprehensive examinations. Assuming the remaing 5,329 had received screening the WV Public Employees Insurance Agency would have potential additional cost of $440,155.00. Assuming that all follow up cost of problems identified via hearing and vision diagnosis there could be potential cost of up to $700,000.00.
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