Vol. 35 Iss. 6 - November 12, 2018

Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Notice is hereby given in accordance with § 2.2-4007.01 of the Code of Virginia that the Board of Medical Assistance Services intends to consider amending 12VAC30-60, Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care. The purpose of the proposed action, per Item 303 X of Chapter 2 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I, is to clarify that community mental health rehabilitative services must be rendered by individuals with appropriate qualifications and credentials, including proof of licensure or registration from the Department of Health Professions if applicable.

The agency does not intend to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

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

Public Comment Deadline: December 12, 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. R19-5371; Filed October 23, 2018, 2:45 p.m.