Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Petition 237
Petition Information
Petition Title Recommended Amendments Regarding Issuance of Final Agency Decisions
Date Filed 1/19/2016    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Jeremiah J. Jewett, III 
Petitioner's Request

The petitioner requests that the Formal Appeals regulations be amended as follows:

\"The DMAS director shall issue the final agency case decision to the provider, with a copy to the hearing officer, within 60 days of receipt of the hearing officer’s recommended decision.”


Agency's Plan

In accordance with Virginia law, the petition has been filed with the Registrar of Regulations and will be published on February 8, 2016 and posted to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at  Comment on the petition will be accepted until February 29, 2016.

Following receipt of all comment on the petition, and within 90 days of February 29, 2016, the matter and any comments will be considered by the Director of the Department of Medical Assistance Services, acting on behalf of the Board, in order to make a determination on the petition.

Comment Period Began 2/8/2016    Ended 2/29/2016
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 1/19/2016
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 2/8/2016     Volume: 32  Issue: 11
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 3/18/2016
Decision Publication Date Published on: 4/18/2016     Volume: 32  Issue: 17
Agency Decision Summary

After considering the Petition for Rulemaking, the DMAS director, under the authority vested in her by VA Code 32.1-324, determined that the requested change does not require regulatory action.  DMAS will begin sending final agency decisions to the provider, with a copy to the hearing officer.  The copy sent to the hearing officer will not be redacted.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
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