Vol. 28 Iss. 25 - August 13, 2012

Chapter 130
Extension of Emergency Regulation

Titles of Regulations: 12VAC30-50. Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care Services (amending 12VAC30-50-130, 12VAC30-50-226).

12VAC30-60. Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care (amending 12VAC30-60-61, 12VAC30-60-143).

12VAC30-130. Amount, Duration and Scope of Selected Services (adding 12VAC30-130-2000).

Statutory Authority: § 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Dates: July 18, 2011, through January 16, 2013.

On July 16, 2012, the Governor approved the Department of Medical Assistance Services' (DMAS) request to extend the expiration date of the above-referenced emergency regulation as provided in § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. The emergency regulation was published in 27:24 VA.R. 2608-2628 August 1, 2011 ( The extension allows DMAS to continue enforcing the legislative mandate set out in Item 297 YY of Chapter 890 of the 2011 Acts of the Assembly, which implements the requirement to review intensive in-home services and community mental health services for appropriate utilization and cost efficiency. This regulatory action is essential to curtailing loss of tax dollars through pervasive provider fraud and questionable practices in community mental health services. The expiration date of the emergency regulation is extended to January 16, 2013.

Agency Contact: Brian McCormick, Regulatory Supervisor, Department of Medical Assistance Services, 600 East Broad Street, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 371-8856, FAX (804) 786-1680, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R11-2790; Filed July 13, 2012, 2:59 p.m.