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General Notice
Reduction in Inpatient Cost Sharing to Comply with Federal Regulation
Date Posted: 2/28/2019
Expiration Date: 6/28/2019
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 2/28/2019 and ended 3/30/2019

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance (DMAS) hereby affords the public notice of its intention to amend the Virginia State Plan for Medical Assistance to provide for changes to the Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates-Inpatient Hospital Services (12 VAC 30-70) and Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates - Other Types of Care (12 VAC 30-80).

This notice is intended to satisfy the requirements of 42 C.F.R. . § 447.205 and of § 1902(a)(13) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(13).  A copy of this notice is available for public review from Sarah Samick, Policy, Planning, and Innovation Division, DMAS, 600 E. Broad Streeet, Suite 1300, Richmond, VA 23219, or via email at sarah.samick@dmas.virginia.gov.

Comments or inquiries may be submitted, in writing, within 30 days of this notice publication to Ms. Samick and such comments are available for review upon request.  Comments may also be submitted, in writing, on the Town Hall public comment forum attached to this notice.

This notice is available for public review on the Regulatory Town Hall (www.townhall.com), on the General Notices page, found at https://townhall.virginia.gov/L/generalnotice.cfm.

Reduction in Inpatient Cost Sharing to Comply with Federal Regulation

DMAS is decreasing the cost sharing amount charged per inpatient hospitalization from $100 to $75 in order to comply with federal rules at 42 CFR 447.52(b)(2).

The expenditures for this change is expected to be $39,514.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Manager
Address: Division of Policy and Research
600 E. Broad St., Suite 1300
Richmond, 23219
Email Address: Emily.McClellan@dmas.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: (800)343-0634