The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is seeking public comment in relation to future DMAS initiatives to improve Medicaid service benefits and delivery systems for individuals with substance use disorders (SUD), including ensuring that a sufficient continuum of care is available to effectively treat the physical, behavioral, and mental dimensions of SUD. DMAS welcomes public comment on the entire SUD benefit delivery system design.
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Written comments may be submitted to: Brian Campbell, Senior Policy Analyst, Division of Integrated Care and Behavioral Health, DMAS, 600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA 23219.
Electronic submission: for ease of compilation of comments, all submissions must be a Microsoft Word document, submitted as an email attachment to: SUD@dmas.virginia.gov
Important Date - If you or your organization plans to submit public comments, please send your comments by 5:00 p.m. on October 21, 2015. There will be additional opportunities for public comment. The Department will also continue its longstanding practice of meeting regularly with stakeholder groups, providing information and gathering additional input on the important features of SUD programs.