Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Eligibility and Appeals [12 VAC 30 ‑ 110]
DOC Signature Authority for Medicaid Applications
[Withdrawn 4/23/2015]
Reason for Withdrawal
CMS has just provided new guidance that it will not permit DOC to sign Medicaid applications for inmates who are unable or unwilling to do so unless DOC has obtained legal authority to act for the inmate.
General Information
Action Summary This action will permit designated persons, who are employed by the Virginia Department of Corrections, to sign applications for medical assistance when the individual is unable to sign for himself.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004136]
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
7101 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 04/21/2015 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Victoria Simmons  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-6043    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: (800)343-0634