Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Eligibility and Appeals [12 VAC 30 ‑ 110]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
ACA Appeal Changes
Action 4231
General Information
Action Summary These changes incorporate federally mandated changes deriving from the Affordable Care Act regarding: (i) permitting electronic submission of appeal notices; (ii) increasing the amount of time from 3 days to 5 days in which individuals will be considered to have received notices; (iii) mandating that DMAS hearing officers have access to agency records required to formulate appeal decisions, and; (iv) other technical changes such as changing the name of the DMAS Division of Client Appeals to Appeals Division.
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: COV 2.2-4006 (A)(4)(c) and 2.2-4006 (A)(3)
RIS Project Yes  [004125]
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
7035 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/06/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad StreetSuite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.