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General Notice
DRAFT Local Education Agency (LEA) Provider Manual for Stakeholder Input
Date Posted: 5/16/2018
Expiration Date: 8/16/2018
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 5/16/2018 and ended 6/15/2018   [1 comments]

The draft Local Education Agency (LEA) Provider Manual (Chapters II & IV) are posted on the DMAS website for public comment through June 15, 2018. Please see the overview below for more details.

Overview of Changes: 

Chapter II (Pages 15-16):

  • Updates references to sections of Virginia Administrative Code pertaining to licensing of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Audiologists.

Chapter IV (Pages 10-12):

  • Clarifies requirements for SLPs who can implement the plan of care, with and without supervision, in accordance with current licensing requirements of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Implements consistent use of the terms “speech-language pathologist (SLP)” and “speech-language therapy.”
  • Updates references to sections of Virginia Administrative Code pertaining to licensing of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

Chapters II & IV of the LEA Provider Manual will be finalized and officially posted by June 22, 2018 at: https://www.virginiamedicaid.dmas.virginia.gov/wps/portal/ProviderManuals


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