Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Requirements for Virginia's Early Intervention System [12 VAC 35 ‑ 225]
Response to Periodic Review
Action 5566
General Information
Action Summary This action is the result of a periodic review. The proposed amendments are not substantive and clarify the current Medicaid appeals process (Section 420) and the current requirements for obtaining parental consent to bill Medicaid managed care organizations (Sections 240, 250, and 280) for Early Intervention Part C services and supports. Language in Section 420 is deleted and replaced with a description of the Early Intervention Dispute Resolution process and the Medicaid appeals process.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006456]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act at 20 U.S.C. ยง 1435(a) and at 34 C.F.R. Part 303
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/10/2019
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
9018 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/28/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kyla Patterson  / Early Intervention Program Manager
Address: 1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)402-8759    FAX: (804)371-7959    TDD: (804)371-8977

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.