Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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]
Pharmacy Updates
Action 5934
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this action is to authorize prescriptions of contraceptives up to a 12 month supply, to enable DMAS to begin calculating state supplemental pharmacy rebate amounts in accordance with the NMPI, and to authorize vaccines administered by pharmacies (pharmacists, pharmacy interns, or pharmacy technicians) to be reimbursed at the cost of the vaccine plus an administration fee not to exceed $16. The purpose of the updates to the language on payment to Indian Health Service, tribal, and urban Indian pharmacies is to remove outdated language and provide a reference to the appropriate regulation describing current payment methodology for these services.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 12 VAC 30-50 Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  12 VAC 30 - 80 Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rate; Other Types of Care Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [6954]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
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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.