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Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Prior Authorization for MRI, CAT and PET Scans
General Information
Action Summary This regulation intends to establish prior authorization for three costly tests -- MRI,CAT and PET scans.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Prior Auth. for CAT, MRI and PET Scans
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2298 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 6/30/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Catherine Harrison  / Policy Analyst
Address: Division of Long-Term Care, DMAS
600 East Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-4239    FAX: (804)786-1680