FUND(S):

2180

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


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.



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2010
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2011
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Chip Myers
    Email Address: CLIFFORD.M.MYERS@WV.GOV