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Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS)Plan [12 VAC 30 ‑ 141]
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Chapter Information
Description This Chapter establishes the new Title XXI child health insurance program for the Commonwealth.
State Authority COV 32.1-351 et seq et seq.
Federal Authority Title XXI to the Social Security Act
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Brian McCormick  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: 600 E. Broad Street
Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Brian.McCormick@DMAS.Virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)371-8856    FAX: (804)786-1680   
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
FAMIS Eligibility for Children of State Employees Emergency/NOIRA Attorney General review in progress.
Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan (FAMIS) - -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Program Uninsured Waiting Period Elimination Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/3/2014.
Repeal MEDALLION Primary Care Case Management Program Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/28/2014.
Coverage of Lawfully Residing Pregnant Women and Children Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/17/2013.
Deeming Newborns of FAMIS and FAMIS MOMS Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/5/2011.
CHIPRA -- No Co-Pays for Pregnancy-Related Services Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2010.
CHIPRA Deemed Newborns of FAMIS Enrollees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/17/2010.
FAMIS Citizenship/Nationality Documentaiton Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2010.
CHIPRA FAMIS Managed Care Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/16/2009.
Expand Eligibility for FAMIS MOMS Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2009.
MCHIP Coverage for FAMIS Newborns Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/13/2009.
Attorney General Regulatory Reform Task Force Changes Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/15/2009.
Expand FAMIS MOMS eligibility Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2007.
FAMIS MOMS Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/10/2007.
FAMIS Select premium assistance program Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/6/2006.
Prior Authorization for Dental Services Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2006.
Medicaid and FAMIS Prior Authorization Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/3/2006.
Exclusion of Birth Injury Fund Participants from Medicaid and FAMIS Managed Care Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/11/2006.
Utilization Review of High Drug Thresholds for FAMIS Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2005.
Pediatric Dental Program Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 6/30/2006.
FAMIS Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
FAMIS MOMS Federal Poverty Level Change Fast-Track Stage withdrawn before the Governor's office completed its review.
Federal Updates to FAMIS MOMS and FAMIS Select Waiver regulations NOIRA Stage withdrawn before the Governor's office completed its review.
CH 0141 FAMIS Citizenship/Nationality Documentation -
Pediatric Dental Program Proposed Stage withdrawn before DPB completed its review.
FAMIS Emergency Stage withdrawn on 4/9/2007 after submission to the Registrar.