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Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Amount, Duration and Scope of Selected Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 130]
2016 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Services Program Changes ...
Action 4502 / Stage 7424
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 1/20/2017  1:28 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/21/2015   (modified 12/20/2016)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/14/2016    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/31/2017   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 10/16/2018   (Approved on 12/12/2018)  

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority 2015 Acts of Assembly, Item 301.OO and PP
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/23/2015
Returned to Agency: 3/23/2016
Resubmitted to OAG: 9/27/2016
Returned to Agency: 10/31/2016
Resubmitted to OAG: 11/28/2016
Review Completed: 12/14/2016
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/14/2016
Review Completed: 12/20/2016
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/21/2016
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/31/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/31/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/20/2017    Volume: 33  Issue: 13
Comment Period Ended 3/22/2017
Effective Date 7/1/2017
Expiration Date 12/31/2018

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 7/2/2019

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
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 4502:
2016 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Services Program Changes
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (7424) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (8176) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/03/2019.
Final   (8621) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/22/2019.
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