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]
Action Electronic Visit Verification
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 3/21/2020
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3/21/20  7:13 am
Commenter: DBHDS

treatment at placements

12VAC35-115-50. Dignity.

B. In receiving all services, each individual has the right to:
2. Be protected from harm including abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

During the investigative process, it was determined that Employee #1 witnessed Individual #1 engaging in a self injurious behavior, banging his head on the concrete side walk, and Employee #1 indicated doing nothing to intervene. Employee #1's failure to intervene to prevent Individual #1 from engaging in self injurious behaviors constitutes neglect.

(one statement from the DBHDS inspection documentation of one center for autistic children any young adults in Virginia)  

Numerous parents are trying to keep their children out of these place.  DMAS just made it so much more difficult by EVV.   DMAS could have sued the federal government over this unconstitutional practice that only helps make EVV tech companies wealthy.  It does not help the disabled in any way.  

CommentID: 80044