Vol. 34 Iss. 3 - October 02, 2017

Chapter 60
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Title of Regulation: 12VAC30-60. Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care (amending 12VAC30-60-303, 12VAC30-60-310; adding 12VAC30-60-301, 12VAC30-60-302, 12VAC30-60-304, 12VAC30-60-305, 12VAC30-60-306, 12VAC30-60-308, 12VAC30-60-313, 12VAC30-60-315; repealing 12VAC30-60-300, 12VAC30-60-307, 12VAC30-60-312).

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

Expiration Date Extended Through: August 27, 2018.

The Governor has approved the Department of Medical Assistance Services request to extend the expiration date of the above-referenced emergency regulation for six months as provided for in § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. Therefore, the emergency regulation will continue in effect through August 27, 2018. The emergency regulation relates to community-based screenings for children, community and hospital electronic screenings for community-based and nursing facility services, community and hospital preadmission teams, use of the electronic preadmission screening (ePAS) system, and public or private entities screening children and adults in communities where community preadmission screening teams are unable to complete screenings within 30 days of the initial request date for a screening. The emergency regulation was published in 32:23 VA.R. 3074-3087 July 11, 2016.

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. R16-4355; Filed September 8, 2017, 2:42 p.m.