Vol. 37 Iss. 17 - April 12, 2021

Chapter 20
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Title of Regulation: 12VAC30-20. Administration of Medical Assistance Services (amending 12VAC30-20-540, 12VAC30-20-550, 12VAC30-20-560).

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

Expiration Date Extended Through: November 12, 2021.

The Governor has approved the request of the Department of Medical Assistance Services to extend the expiration date of the emergency regulation for 12VAC30-20 for six months as provided for in § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. Therefore, the emergency regulation is continued in effect through November 12, 2021. This extension is required to continue to address administrative settlement agreements in a timely fashion. The regulation describes the process for settlement agreement discussions between a Medicaid provider and the Department of Medical Assistance Services and how it affects the time periods currently set forth in the existing informal and formal appeal regulations. The emergency regulation was published in 36:4 VA.R. 315-318 October 14, 2019.

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. R20-5615; Filed March 12, 2021