Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Groups Covered and Agencies Responsible for Eligibility Determination [12 VAC 30 ‑ 30]
Hospital Presumptive Eligibility
Action 4432
General Information
Action Summary Federal regulations require that qualified hospitals be allowed to make temporary Medicaid eligibility determinations for individuals who are seeking medical treatment. The hospital determinations are based on an assessment of the individuals' status as members of a covered group; their income; their state residency; and citizenship status. The hospital then assists these individuals in completing and submitting full Medicaid applications for future Medicaid coverage.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004431]
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
7321 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/26/2016.
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.