Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Discontinue Coverage of Benzodiazepines-Barbiturates for Dual Eligible ...
Action 4033 / Stage 6678
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/25/2015  12:19 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/28/2013   (modified 8/30/2013)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/19/2013    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 12/27/2013    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/30/2013    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/7/2015   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/31/2013
Review Completed: 11/19/2013
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 11/19/2013
Review Completed: 12/27/2013
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/24/2014
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/7/2015
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/10/2015
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/7/2015    Volume: 32  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 10/7/2015
Effective Date 10/22/2015
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 4033:
Discontinue Coverage of Benzodiazepines-Barbiturates for Dual Eligible Individuals
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (6678) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/22/2015.
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