Date Requested:May 13, 2010
Time Requested:12:10 PM
Agency: Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA)
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2010X4008 Introduced HB106
CBD Subject: HEALTH SCREENING FOR STUDENTS
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
Over-all effect
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
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    


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