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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]
Expansion-Related Changes - Alternative Benefit Plan
Action 5163 / Stage 8744
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/26/2021  12:21 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/30/2019   (modified 6/14/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/26/2021    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/29/2021    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/2/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/2/2021   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/30/2019
Review Completed: 5/26/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/14/2021
Review Completed: 7/13/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 10/26/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/2/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/2/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/3/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 2/2/2022
Effective Date 2/17/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily McClellan  / Regulatory Supervisor
Address: Policy Division, DMAS
600 E. Broad Street, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-4300    FAX: (804)786-1680    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5163:
Expansion-Related Changes - Alternative Benefit Plan
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8439) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 03/18/2021 and was extended until 09/17/2021.
Fast-Track   (8744) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/17/2022.
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