Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Electronic Visit Verification
Action 5039
General Information
Action Summary This action complies with the 21st Century CURES Act by requiring that providers of personal assistance, respite, companion services and home health services use electronic systems to verify service visits.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 12 VAC 30-60 Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  12 VAC 30 - 120 Waivered Services Amend Existing Regulation
  12 VAC 30 - 122 Community Waiver Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Promulgate New Regulation
  12 VAC 30 - 50 Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005467]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
1 st Century CURES Act, 114 U.S.C. 255, enacted December 13, 2016 (the CURES Act)
Associated Mandates Electronic Visit Verification
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
8260 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/17/2018.
8364 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/21/2020.
9066 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/18/2021.
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.