Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
 Electronic Access 
Public Comment on FAMIS MOMS Demonstration Amendment: 12 Months Postpartum Coverage

Meeting Details
Date / Time 3/4/2021  1:00 pm
Type Electronic Only 
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Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 2/26/2021   (285k)
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Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? No
Purpose of the meeting
NOTE: PUBLIC COMMENT WILL TAKE PLACE AS PART OF THE AGENDA OF THE QUARTERLY CHIP ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CHIPAC) MEETING. THE MEETING IS FROM 1:00-3:30 PM. DMAS plans to submit an amendment to the FAMIS MOMS and FAMIS Select Section 1115 Demonstration that would extend health coverage from 60 days to 12 months postpartum for pregnant women with income below 205 percent of the federal poverty limit (FPL) who are not eligible to transition to another coverage group postpartum. This amendment is being submitted pursuant to a mandate from the Virginia General Assembly in the 2020 Special Session budget, directing DMAS to seek federal approval to provide extended postpartum coverage. More information and the draft amendment application are available at
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters

Contact Information
Name / Title: Hope Richardson  / Senior Policy Analyst, CHIP/FAMIS
Address: Division of Policy Planning and Innovation
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, 23219
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