Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
ARTS Updates
Action 5229 / Stage 8540
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 1/21/2020  10:55 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/26/2019   (modified 11/22/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/11/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 11/22/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/18/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/17/2019   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/13/2019
Returned to Agency: 9/12/2019
Resubmitted to OAG: 9/25/2019
Returned to Agency: 10/7/2019
Resubmitted to OAG: 10/8/2019
Review Completed: 10/11/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/15/2019
Review Completed: 11/22/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/6/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/17/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/18/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/20/2020    Volume: 36  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 2/19/2020
Effective Date 3/5/2020
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 5229:
ARTS Updates
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8540) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/05/2020.
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