REGULATIONS
Vol. 35 Iss. 9 - December 24, 2018

TITLE 12. HEALTH
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
Chapter 50
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Titles of Regulations: 12VAC30-10. State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program; General Provisions (amending 12VAC30-10-540).

12VAC30-50. Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care Services (amending 12VAC30-50-130).

12VAC30-60. Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care (amending 12VAC30-60-5, 12VAC30-60-50, 12VAC30-60-61).

12VAC30-130. Amount, Duration, and Scope of Selected Services (amending 12VAC30-130-3000; repealing 12VAC30-130-850 through 12VAC30-130-890, 12VAC30-130-3020).

Statutory Authority: § 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 1396 et seq.

Expiration Date Extended Through: June 30, 2019.

The Governor approved the request of the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to extend this emergency regulation for six months as provided in § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. Therefore, the emergency action will continue in effect through June 30, 2019. The emergency regulation was published in 33:13 VA.R. 1436-1469 February 20, 2017. The emergency regulations clarify policy interpretations that revise program standards to allow for more evidence-based service delivery, allow DMAS to implement more effective utilization management in collaboration with the behavioral health service administrator, enhance individualized coordination of care, implement standardized coordination of individualized aftercare resources by ensuring access to medical and behavioral health service providers in the individual's home community, and support DMAS audit practices.

Agency Contact: Emily McClellan, Regulatory Supervisor, Policy Division, Department of Medical Assistance Services, 600 East Broad Street, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 371-4300, FAX (804) 786-1680, or email emily.mcclellan@dmas.virginia.gov.

VA.R. Doc. No. R17-4495; Filed December 12, 2018, 2:45 p.m.