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]
2020 Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Screening Changes
Action 5661 / Stage 9150
Emergency Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 1/27/2022  9:35 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 11/18/2020   (modified 6/22/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/24/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/21/2021   

Emergency Authority None specified
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 11/18/2020
Review Completed: 6/1/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/14/2021
Review Completed: 6/23/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/10/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/21/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/22/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/17/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 11
Comment Period Comment periods are not required for emergency regulations. If efforts are made to make this regulation permanent, then public comment periods will be established.
Effective Date 2/16/2022
Expiration Date 8/15/2023
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 5661:
2020 Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Screening Changes
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency   (9150) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 08/15/2023.
Fast-Track   (9718) Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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