Vol. 36 Iss. 14 - March 02, 2020

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Chapter 160
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Titles of Regulations: 12VAC30-70. Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates - Inpatient Hospital Services (adding 12VAC30-70-411, 12VAC30-70-429).

12VAC30-80. Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; Other Types of Care (amending 12VAC30-80-20).

12VAC30-160. Hospital Assessment (adding 12VAC30-160-10).

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

Expiration Date Extended Through: September 30, 2020.

The Governor approved the request of the Department of Medical Assistance Services to extend the expiration date of the emergency regulation for six months as provided by § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. Therefore, the emergency regulation will continue in effect through September 30, 2020. The emergency regulation enforces the legislative mandate of §§ 3-5.15 and 3-5.16 and Item 303 XX 6 c of the 2018 Appropriation Act (Chapter 2 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I), which requires levy of assessments and establishment and sunset of certain supplemental payments related to the funding of Medicaid expansion. The emergency regulation was published in 35:3 VA.R. 419-426 October 1, 2018.

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

VA.R. Doc. No. R19-5591; Filed February 19, 2020, 3:40 p.m.
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