Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates for Long-Term Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 90]
Institutional Provider Reimbursement Changes
Action 4542
General Information
Action Summary These regulatory changes eliminate inflation for nursing facilities and implement the "hold harmless" provision for nursing facilities that meet bed capacity and occupancy requirements, reimbursing those facilities through a price-based operating rate rather than a transition operating rate.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004649]
Associated Mandates Institutional Provider Reimbursement Changes
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
7527 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.