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Department of Medical Assistance Services
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Board of Medical Assistance Services
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Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Action:
Discontinue Coverage of Benzodiazepines-Barbiturates for Dual Eligible Individuals
 
General Information
Action Summary This action conforms the VAC to section 175 of the Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA). As of January 1, 2014, Medicare will be covering this class of drugs for dual eligible Medicare beneficiaries without restrictions so it is no longer necessary for Medicaid to cover them.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003797]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6678 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/22/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Emily.McClellan@DMAS.Virginia.gov
Phone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.