Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Home Care Organization Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 381]
Fee Change for Home Care Organizations after Enactment of Chapter 172 (2022 Acts of Assembly)
Action 6109
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 172 (2022 Acts of Assembly) amended Code of Virginia ยง 32.1-162.9 to change home care organization licenses from an annual license to a three-year license. This act also mandated that the fee for renewal of a home care organization license shall be $1,500 until such time as the Board of Health may amend or repeal regulations for the licensure of home care organizations. This regulatory action updates the fee amounts for both initial and renewal of home care organization licenses, updates the term of the license, and updates the method by which existing home care organizations communicate either changes to their licenses or their request for an exemption.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [6371]
Associated Mandates Amend regulations for renewal for HCOs to not include financial documents and to be completed every 3 years
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9827 Fast-Track Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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:
Phone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.