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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 371]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend Section 160 relating to liability insurance in cases of injury, neglect or criminal acts
General Information
Action Summary Amend regulations to conform to requirements of SB750 of 2013, which requires each nursing facility to maintain liability insurance of at least $1 million and professional liability coverage at least equal to the recovery limit set forth in Section 8.01-581.15 of the Code of Virginia to compensate residents and individuals harmed resulting from a facility's negligence or criminal acts.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A 4a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [003690]
Associated Mandates Nursing Homes - Minimum Amount of Required Insurance
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
6714 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/08/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.