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]
Clarifications for Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies
Action 4777
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) proposes to amend 12VAC30-50-165, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Supplies Suitable for Use in the Home. The changes for this regulatory section are intended to update coverage and documentation requirements to better align them with best practices and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) guidance, and to eliminate unnecessary elements that create confusion among DME providers. Specifically, these proposed changes include elements around: enteral nutrition, implantable pumps, delivery ticket components, and replacement DME after a natural disaster.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005024]
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
7863 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/14/2017.
8108 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/03/2019.
8702 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2020.
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.