Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Certification of Case Management [12 VAC 35 ‑ 170]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation defines entry level qualifications that mental health and mental retardation case managers must have for Medicaid targeted case management services and establishes requirements for facilities that provide case management services.
State Authority 31.1-10 and 37.1-179 I-92 Item 466. F5 of the 1990-1992 Appropriation Act
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To assure provision of quality care and efficient use of Medicaid resources devoted to the provision of Medicaid mental health and mental retardation targeted case management services.
To clearly articulate a case management certification process and provider requirements that assure services are provided by qualified individuals.
To ascertain whether a regulatory certification process is the least intrusive and costly approach for ensuring the qualifications of providers of Medicaid targeted case management services.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate a new regulation to provide standards for licensing providers of mental health mental retardation and substance abuse services. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/19/2002.
Amend the regulation to bring it into compliance with the existing legal mandate and to update certain provisions. NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 08/01/2001 before the Secretary's office completed its review.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
7/3/2000 Agency Completed Repeal