Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; in-Patient Hospital Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Hospital Readmissions and Emergency Room Visits
Action 5561 / Stage 9013
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 12/16/2020  9:24 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/15/2020   (modified 11/9/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/23/2020    

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 9/15/2020
Review Completed: 11/23/2020
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/23/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/21/2020    Volume: 37  Issue: 9
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 1/20/2021
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 5561:
Hospital Readmissions and Emergency Room Visits
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (9013) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/20/2021.
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