Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; in-Patient Hospital Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Hospital DSH Changes
Action 4396 / Stage 7273
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/2/2017  9:18 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/16/2015   (modified 4/18/2016)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 2/29/2016    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/14/2016    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 4/14/2016    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/14/2017   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/16/2015
Returned to Agency: 8/19/2015
Resubmitted to OAG: 8/19/2015
Returned to Agency: 8/25/2015
Resubmitted to OAG: 1/13/2016
Review Completed: 2/29/2016
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/9/2016
Review Completed: 4/18/2016
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/6/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 4/14/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/17/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/15/2017    Volume: 33  Issue: 19
Comment Period Ended 6/14/2017
Effective Date 6/29/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4396:
Hospital DSH Changes
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (7273) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/29/2017.
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