Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Pharmacy Services: Coverage of Weight Loss Drugs
Action 251
General Information
Action Summary This action provides coverage of new drugs used for weight loss by individuals who meet the SSA definition of morbidly obese.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Chapter 935 of 1999 Acts of Assembly, Item 335 KK
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
321 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/1999.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William Lessard  / Supervisor
Address: Div. of Program Operations, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-8852