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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Virginia Department of Health
Board
State Board of Health
chapter
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia [12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend Regulations to Conform to Chapters 271 and 682 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapters 271 and 682 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly required the Board of Health to include in its regulations governing hospitals a provision that directs each hospital to establish a protocol requiring the hospital, before arranging for air medical transport for a patient who does not have an emergency medical condition, to provide the patient or his authorized representative electronic or written notice that the patient may have a choice of air medical transportation or medically appropriate ground transportation by an emergency medical services provider and will be responsible for charges incurred for such transportation in the event that the transportation provider is not a contacted network provider of the patient’s health insurance carrier or the charges are otherwise not covered in full or in part by the patient’s health insurance plan. The provisions of Chapters 271 and 682 become effective March 1, 2019.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a) of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005817]
Associated Mandates Amend hospital regulations - Protocol for patient notice/air ambulance
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8598 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/10/2019.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Robert Payne  / Director, Office of Licensure and Certification
Address:
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: robert.payne@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-2109    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.