Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Groups Covered and Agencies Responsible for Eligibility Determination [12 VAC 30 ‑ 30]
Medicaid Expansion: Hospital Presumptive Eligibility
Action 5203 / Stage 8501
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 7/15/2019  3:13 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/6/2019    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/16/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/26/2019   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 1/29/2021   (Approved on 3/12/2021)  

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority 2018 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 2, Item 303.SS4a
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/6/2019
Review Completed: 7/16/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/16/2019
Review Completed: 7/29/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 8/12/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/26/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/27/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/16/2019    Volume: 36  Issue: 2
Comment Period Ended 10/16/2019
Effective Date 10/15/2019
Expiration Date 4/15/2021

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 10/14/2021
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 5203:
Medicaid Expansion: Hospital Presumptive Eligibility
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8501) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 04/15/2021 and was extended until 10/14/2021.
Fast-Track   (8801) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/02/2021.
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