Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services

General Notice
DRAFT Hospice Provider Manual for Stakeholder Input
Date Posted: 11/1/2019
Expiration Date: 2/1/2020
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 11/1/2019 and ended 12/1/2019

The draft Hospice provider manual (Chapters IV,V, and VI) is now available on the DMAS website for public comment until December 1, 2019.

Updates include changes to the instructions for submitting Hospice admissions and discharges for Fee-for-Service (FFS) individuals. Chapter V has been updated regarding the changes in the payment of hospice services provided for individuals who reside in a nursing facility (NF) or intermediate care facility, i.e., institutional hospice services.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Manager
Address: Division of Policy and Research
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: (800)343-0634