Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rate; Other Types of Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 80]
Virginia Maximum Allowable Cost (VMAC)
Action 1618
General Information
Action Summary This action establishes a new payment methodology, for generic drugs and brand-name drugs that are priced as generics, that is based on Wholesale Average Cost (WAC). This methodology will permit the weekly review of marketplace prices for drugs and revisions of DMAS' prices.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates VMAC Reimbursement for Generic Drugs
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2912 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
3172 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/23/2005.
3406 Final Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Katina Goodwyn  / Pharmacy Contract Manager
Address: Div of Healthcare Services
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-0428    FAX: (804)786-1680