Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–771.05a. Assessment Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the Assessment Fund (“Fund”), which shall be administered by the Department of Health Care Finance in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(b) The Fund shall consist of revenue from the following sources:

(1) User fees; and

(2) Enrollment fees.

(c) The Fund shall be used for the following purposes:

(1) Administration and maintenance of the Department’s provider operations;

(2) Enrollment activities; and

(3) Health information exchange activities.

(d)(1) The money deposited into the Fund, and interest earned, shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time.

(2) Subject to authorization by Congress, any funds appropriated in the Fund shall be continually available without regard to fiscal year limitation.