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General Notice
Public Notice: DRAFT New Opioid Treatment Services Supplement and Updates to the Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services Provider Manual and the Peer Services Supplement for Stakeholder Input
Date Posted: 9/15/2017
Expiration Date: 12/15/2017
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 9/15/2017 and ended 10/15/2017

The draft Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) Provider Manual, Peer Services Supplement, and the new Opioid Treatment Services Supplement are posted on the DMAS website for public comment through October 15, 2017.  Please see the overview and chart below for more details.

Overview of Changes:  The Opioid Treatment Services, including the Opioid Treatment Programs, the Preferred Office Based Opioid Treatment Programs, and the Preferred Medication Assisted Treatment have been pulled out of the ARTS Provider Manual and a new Opioid Treatment Services Supplement has been created.  In addition to the new Opioid Treatment Services Supplement, there have been additional clarifications to the Peer Services Supplement and the ARTS Provider Manual (Chapters II, IV, and VI).

Manual Name

Chapter/Appendix/Supplement

Peer Services Supplement

Peer Services Supplement

ARTS

Chapter II

ARTS

Chapter IV

ARTS

Chapter VI

ARTS

Opioid Treatment Services Supplement

Please click here to view the draft manuals.The finalized versions will be officially posted by October 23, 2017 on the DMAS Web Portal.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Manager
Address: Division of Policy and Research
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, 23219
Email Address: Emily.McClellan@dmas.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: (800)343-0634