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Petition 308
Petition Information
Petition Title Ability for residents in counseling to directly bill for services
Date Filed 9/10/2019    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Rev. Steven Giddens 
Petitioner's Request

To amend 18VAC115-20-52 to eliminate the restriction on residents\\\' ability to directly bill for their services

 
Agency's Plan

In accordance with Virginia law, the petition will be filed with the Register of Regulations and published on September 30, 2019 with comment requested until October 25, 2019.  It will also be placed on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall and available for comments to be posted electronically.

 

At its first meeting following the close of comment, which is scheduled for November 1, 2019, the Board will consider the request to amend regulations and all comment received in support or opposition.  The Board will inform the petitioner of the its response and any action it approves.

 

 

 
Comment Period Ended 10/25/2019
70 comments
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 11/25/2019
Agency Decision Summary

In accordance with Virginia law, the petition was filed with the Register of Regulations and published on September 30, 2019 with comment requested until October 25, 2019.  The petition and all comment received in support or opposition were reviewed at the Board meeting on November 25, 2019.  The Board decided to take no action based on its concern that direct billing by residents is contrary to the reimbursement policy of DMAS and other third party payors, and that it might incentivize residents to engage in independent practice without appropriate supervision.

 


Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
Email Address: jaime.hoyle@dhp.virginia.gov
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