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

General Notice
Chapter V (All Provider Manuals) Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Fund DRAFT for Stakeholder Input
Date Posted: 3/28/2018
Expiration Date: 6/28/2018
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 3/28/2018 and ended 4/27/2018

The draft Birth Injury Fund language which will be incorporated into Chapter V of all DMAS Provider Manuals is posted on the DMAS website for public comment through April 27, 2018. Please see the overview below for more details.

Overview of Changes: 

Information regarding the processing of claims for members who receive benefits from the Birth Injury Fund (BIF) will be added to Chapter V (Billing) of all DMAS Provider Manuals.  Effective May 1, 2018, providers must assure that the Third Party Administrator (TPA), Best Life, and BIF receive and adjudicate claims prior to submitting to Virginia Medicaid.

Chapter V of all DMAS Provider Manuals will be finalized and officially posted by May 1, 2018 at:

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