Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Waivered Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 120]
Repeal of Alzheimer's Assisted Living Waiver Regulations
Action 5794
General Information
Action Summary This action repeals the regulations associated with the Alzheimer's Assisted Living (AAL) Waiver, which was developed to provide care and supports to help aging Virginia residents who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other related memory disorders. Due to lack of utilization and the implementation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) home- and community-based services (HCBS) Final Rule, AAL was ended, effective June 30, 2017.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [6916]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
CMS HCBS Final Rule
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
9361 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/04/2022.
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.