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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]
Utilization Review Changes
Action 4426 / Stage 8177
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/30/2019  3:28 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 1/11/2018   (modified 6/7/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/5/2019    

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/15/2018
Returned to Agency: 6/25/2018
Resubmitted to OAG: 1/31/2019
Review Completed: 6/5/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 6/6/2019
Review Completed: 6/23/2019
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/22/2019
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 523]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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The regulatory information regarding this stage is subject to change until 10 days before it is published in the Register.

Effective Date Not yet determined
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 4426:
Utilization Review Changes
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7313) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/10/2016.
Proposed   (7599) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/22/2017.
Final   (8177) Governor's office review in progress.
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