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

General Notice
Public Notice: DRAFT Physician-Practitioner (Chapter II) Provider Manual for Stakeholder Input
Date Posted: 9/25/2017
Expiration Date: 12/25/2017
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 9/25/2017 and ended 10/25/2017

The draft version of Chapter II of the Physician-Practitioner manual is posted on the DMAS website for public comment through October 25, 2017. For your convenience, the updates (marked in red) can be found on pages 16-17. Please see the overview below for more details.

Overview of Changes: DMAS is modifying the documentation requirement in the "Documentation" section to allow 14 calendar days to complete the required signatures for paper charts, as well as Electronic Health Records for providers of general physician services in medical inpatient and medical outpatient settings.

Please click here to view the draft manual. The finalized version will be officially posted by November 1, 2017 on the DMAS Web Portal.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Manager
Address: Division of Policy and Research
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, 23219
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