Vol. 29 Iss. 14 - March 11, 2013

Chapter 10
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The following regulatory action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 c of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to meet the requirements of federal law or regulations, provided such regulations do not differ materially from those required by federal law or regulation. The Department of Medical Assistance Services will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 12VAC30-10. State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program; General Provisions (amending 12VAC30-10-710).

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

Effective Date: April 10, 2013.

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


This action incorporates a reference to the Public Assistance Reporting System in the state plan as required by federal law.

12VAC30-10-710. Income and eligibility verification system.

A. The Medicaid agency has established a system for income and eligibility verification in accordance with the requirements of 42 CFR 435.940 through 435.960.

B. 12VAC30-20-220 describes, in accordance with 42 CFR 435.958(a)(6), the information that will be requested in order to verify eligibility or the correct payment amount and the agencies and the State(s) state or states from which that information will be requested.

C. The Commonwealth has an eligibility determination system that provides for data matching through the Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS), or any successor system, including matching with medical assistance programs operated by other states. The information that is requested will be exchanged with states and other entities legally entitled to verify Title XIX applicants and individuals eligible for covered Title XIX services consistent with applicable PARIS agreements.

VA.R. Doc. No. R13-3446; Filed February 12, 2013, 4:43 p.m.