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Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Service Authorization
Action 5172 / Stage 8454
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 2/25/2021  8:27 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/29/2018   (modified 2/8/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/26/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 2/5/2021   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 8/17/2022   (Approved on 9/21/2022)  

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority 2018 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 2, Item 303 X 1
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/29/2018
Returned to Agency: 4/29/2019
Resubmitted to OAG: 7/10/2019
Review Completed: 11/26/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/4/2019
Review Completed: 12/12/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/24/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 2/5/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 2/8/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 3/1/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 14
Comment Period Ended 3/31/2021
Effective Date 4/1/2021
Expiration Date 10/1/2022

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 3/31/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5172:
Service Authorization
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8454) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 10/01/2022 and was extended until 03/31/2023.
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