Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Certified Nursing Facility Staffing Standards Regulation [12 VAC 5 ‑ 375]    (Under Development)
Promulgation of New Regulation to Implement Chapters 482 and 483 of the 2023 Acts of Assembly
Action 6324
General Information
Action Summary The 10th enactment clause within Chapters 482 and 483 (2023 Acts of Assembly) requires the Board to promulgate regulations to effectuate the act. Section 32.1-27.2 of the Code of Virginia requires the Board to establish administrative sanctions for the minimum staffing standards for certified nursing facilities. Subsection B of ยง 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia requires eligible Certified Nursing Facilities to participate in the Virginia Medicaid Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program to provide at least 3.08 hours of case mix-adjusted total nurse staffing hours per resident per day on average as determined by DMAS.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Certified nursing facilities; minimum staffing standards, administrative sanctions.
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
10134 NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2157    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.