Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services

General Notice
Public Notice: Renewal Applications - FIS and BI Waivers
Date Posted: 2/28/2023
Expiration Date: 5/31/2023
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 2/28/2023 and ended 3/30/2023   [417 comments]

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) welcomes public comment regarding the submission of the renewal applications of the Family and Individual Supports (FIS) and Building Independence (BI) 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Waivers to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

This notice serves to open the 30-day public comment period, which begins on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 and closes on Wednesday, March 30, 2023 at 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).  The 1915(c) HCBS Waiver renewal application can be located at: 

DMAS is required to submit a renewal application every five years for the continuation of home and community-based services.  

Instructions for Public Comment Submissions:

Electronic Submission:  Comments may be posted on the Town Hall or sent to  Please include PUBLIC COMMENT in the title of your email.  Comments may be sent within the body of an email or placed within a Microsoft Word document. 

Or, submit via US Postal Mail to: 

The Department of Medicaid Assistance Services 

ATTN:  Jason Perkins, Program Manager/Waiver Operations 

Suite 1300 

600 East Broad Street 

Richmond, VA 23219 


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