Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Groups Covered and Agencies Responsible for Eligibility Determination [12 VAC 30 ‑ 30]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Clarify Requirements for Coverage as a Child Under Age 1
Action 3035
General Information
Action Summary This mandatory change is a result of the Child Health Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Public Law 111-3. The provision in CHIPRA mandates continuous eligibility for newborns through age 1, regardless of the child's living arrangement or the mother's eligibility.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Code of Virginia 2.2-4006 (A) (4) (a)
RIS Project Yes  [001939]
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
5123 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/09/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.