COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND
(Pursuant to §1902(a)(13) of the Act (U.S.C. 1396a(a)(13))
THE VIRGINIA STATE PLAN FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
This Notice was posted on February 09, 2017
The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) hereby affords the public notice of its intention to amend the Virginia State Plan for Medical Assistance to provide for changes to the Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates—Other Types of Care (12 VAC 30-80).
This notice is intended to satisfy the requirements of 42 C.F.R. § 447.205 and of § 1902(a)(13) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(13). A copy of this notice is available for public review from William Lessard, Provider Reimbursement Division, DMAS, 600 Broad Street, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA 23219, or via e-mail at: William.Lessard@dmas.virginia.gov.
DMAS is making this change in its methods and standards for setting payment rates for services in order to comply with the legislative mandates set forth in the 2016 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 780, Item 306.
Reimbursement Changes Affecting Other Providers (12 VAC 30-80)
Increase rates for existing substance use disorder services, effective April 1, 2017.
The expected annual increase in expenditures for the rate increase is $1,460,647 (for 3 months in SFY 17) and $3,911,066 (for SFY 18).