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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 8439
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 7/3/2019  1:37 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/18/2018   (modified 11/16/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/29/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/1/2019   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 1/29/2021   (Approved on 3/12/2021)  

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority 2018 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 2, Item 303.SS4a
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 11/9/2018
Review Completed: 3/29/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/4/2019
Review Completed: 4/16/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/27/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/1/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/3/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/5/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 25
Comment Period Ended 9/4/2019
Effective Date 9/19/2019
Expiration Date 3/18/2021

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 9/17/2021
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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