The draft Local Education Agency (LEA) Provider Manual (Chapters II & IV) are posted on the DMAS website for public comment through June 15, 2018. Please see the overview below for more details.
Overview of Changes:
Chapter II (Pages 15-16):
- Updates references to sections of Virginia Administrative Code pertaining to licensing of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Audiologists.
Chapter IV (Pages 10-12):
- Clarifies requirements for SLPs who can implement the plan of care, with and without supervision, in accordance with current licensing requirements of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
- Implements consistent use of the terms “speech-language pathologist (SLP)” and “speech-language therapy.”
- Updates references to sections of Virginia Administrative Code pertaining to licensing of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
Chapters II & IV of the LEA Provider Manual will be finalized and officially posted by June 22, 2018 at: https://www.virginiamedicaid.dmas.virginia.gov/wps/portal/ProviderManuals