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Public Notice - Intent to Amend State Plan - Behavioral Health Enhancement Part 2
Date Posted: 9/9/2021
Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
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LEGAL NOTICE

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES

NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND

(Pursuant to §1902(a)(13) of the Act (U.S.C. 1396a(a)(13))

THE VIRGINIA STATE PLAN FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE 

This Notice was posted on September 30, 2021 

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) hereby affords the public notice of its intention to amend the Virginia State Plan for Medical Assistance to provide for changes to the Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates — Other Types of Care (12 VAC 30-80).  

This notice is intended to satisfy the requirements of 42 C.F.R. § 447.205 and of § 1902(a)(13) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(13).  A copy of this notice is available for public review from Emily McClellan, DMAS, 600 Broad Street, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA  23219, or via e-mail at:  Emily.McClellan@dmas.virginia.gov

This notice is available for public review on the Regulatory Town Hall (www.townhall.com), on the General Notices page, found at:  https://townhall.virginia.gov/L/generalnotice.cfm

In accordance with the 2021 Special Session, Items 313.YYY(2), (3), and (4), DMAS will be making the following changes:

Methods & Standards for Establishing Payment Rates-Other Types of Care (12 VAC 30-80)

The state plan is being revised to implement programmatic changes and reimbursement rates for the following services:  multisystemic therapy, functional family therapy, crisis intervention services, crisis stabilization services, and behavioral therapy. 

The expected increase in annual aggregate expenditures is $3,829,700 in state general funds and $6,822,942 in federal funds in federal fiscal year 2022.

 


Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Manager
Address: Division of Policy and Research
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, 23219
Email Address: Emily.McClellan@dmas.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: (800)343-0634