Notice of Intent to Increase the Nursing Facility Per Diem Reimbursement Rate
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) intends to modify its reimbursement plan for nursing facilities pursuant to Chapter 4, Item 326 YY of the 2004 Acts of the Assembly. This notice is intended to satisfy the requirements of 42 C.F.R. § 447.205 and of § 1902(a)(13) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(13). The change contained in this public notice is occurring in response to a 2004 Virginia General Assembly Mandate requiring the Department of Medical Assistance Services to increase by $3.00 the per recipient per diem reimbursement rate paid to nursing facilities.
A copy of this notice is available for public review from Scott Crawford, Director, Provider Reimbursement Division, DMAS, 600 Broad Street, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA 23219, and this notice is available for public review on the Regulatory Town Hall (www.townhall.com). Comments or inquiries may be submitted, in writing, within 30 days of this notice publication to Mr. Crawford and such comments are available for review at the same address.