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Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
 
GDForum ID: 96
Description of Proposed Guidance Document Changes
Chapter 1 Significant Changes - Made grammatical change and added acronym in first bullet; Added guidance on accessing the DARS public website; Added DARS public site as a location for APS documents and information. Chapter 2 Significant Changes - Added language regarding the sharing of financial records pursuant to 2019 legislative change; Added language to reflect that the APS hotline submits reports electronically via Peerplace; Corrected error in Code of Virginia citation; Added guidance, in response to 2019 legislative change, describing actions that financial institutions may take in response to suspected adult financial exploitation; Added guidance regarding MDTs in response to 2019 legislative change; Clarified location of forms on FUSION; Added guidance that “Referral for Investigation from APS” form is in PeerPlace. Chapter 3 Significant Change - Changed Assessment Reference Number (ARN) to Assessment Tracking Number (ATN) per DMAS. Chapter 4 Significant Changes - Changed Medicaid “waiver” to Medicaid “LTSS”; Amended language regarding AGSH Program pursuant to a 2019 legislative change; Clarified location of AGSH provider list; Clarified location of DMAS screening manual; Added guidance about online training for authorized screeners; Removed specific guidance about screening exemptions and redirected workers to DMAS screening manual. Chapter 6 Significant Change - Clarified who is custodian of certain client records pursuant to a 2019 legislative change. Chapter 7 Significant Changes - Amended Code of Virginia language pursuant to 2019 legislative change; Removed language requesting that LDSS copy DARS on delinquent guardian letters submitted to the circuit court; Added guidance that the court may issue a show cause for a guardian that fails to file an annual report, pursuant to a 2019 legislative change; Corrected a typo; Added language that the court may issue a show cause for a guardian that fails to file an annual report, pursuant to a 2019 legislative change.
 
Guidance Document(s) for this Comment Forum
 
Document ID Document Title Document in Effect Proposed Document
6675 AS Adult Services Manual Revised Chapters 1-4 and 6-7 August 2019 n/a pdf Proposed Document Updated on 8/22/2019
 
Contact Information
 
Name:
Charlotte Arbogast
        Title:
Senior Policy Advisor
 
Email:
charlotte.arbogast@dars.virginia.gov,leah.mills@dars.virginia.gov
 
Address:
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
 
City:
Richmond
State:  
VA
Zip:  
23229
 
Phone:
(804)662-7093
Fax:  
(804)662-7663
 
The Virginia Register
 

Publication Date: 7/22/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 24
The public comment period began upon publication and extended for 30 days. It ended on 8/21/2019.
There were no comments

Effective Date:  8/22/2019 
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