Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Waivered Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 120]
MCO Rural Exception
Action 3147
General Information
Action Summary This action changes the Medicaid managed care recipients' provider choice options when only one managed care proram operates in rural areas. In such situations, managed care recipients will not have open enrollment periods during which to change managed care programs.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002004]
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
5303 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
5532 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/23/2012.
6372 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/02/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.