Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Prior Authorization for MRI, CAT and PET Scans
Action 1294
General Information
Action Summary This regulation intends to establish prior authorization for three costly tests -- MRI,CAT and PET scans.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Prior Auth. for CAT, MRI and PET Scans
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2298 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 06/30/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Catherine Harrison  / Policy Analyst
Address: Division of Long-Term Care, DMAS
600 East Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-4239    FAX: (804)786-1680