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Agency
Virginia Department of Health
Board
State Board of Health
chapter
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices [12 VAC 5 ‑ 391]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapter 56 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I
 
General Information
Action Summary Item 300(F) of Chapter 56 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I, requires every medical care facility licensed by the Virginia Department of Health, excluding nursing homes, to permit “a person with a disability who requires assistance as a result of such disability to be accompanied by a designated support person at any time during which health care services are provided” during the COVID-19 public health emergency. This exempt action is being utilized to conform 12VAC5-391-10 et seq. to the budgetary language.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [6586]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9210 Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (03/15/2021).
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: regulatorycomment@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.