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The mission of the Virginia Network of Private Providers is to strengthen the system of services for individuals with behavioral health issues, addictions, or developmental disabilities through advocacy for the individuals we support, strong communication and support of member organizations and representation of their interest in all forums.

Update on DSP Standard Occupational Category

July 12, 2024

If unanimous decisions are a rarity in the Virginia General Assembly, they are almost unheard of in Washington and this week HB2941 to establish a Standard Occupational Category for DSP passed out of the House Education and Workforce Committee unanimously!    We have sent Ranking Member Scott our thanks as a follow-up to the letter many […]

Update on DOL Overtime Rule Effective Tomorrow!

June 30, 2024

On Monday, July 1, the first phase of the Overtime Rule’s salary threshold increase will go into effect for most, bringing the new salary threshold to $43,888 annually for exempt executive, administrative, and professional employees.  The recent order issued on the hearing this week in State of Texas v. United States Department of Labor granted […]

Allocation of FY25 DD Waiver Slots

June 28, 2024

Here is the communique that went out this morning to the CSBs.   Be aware that while there was a legislative mandate to extend the ability to retain a slot while waiting for services for up to 365 days, the waiver amendment requesting that allowance has not yet been submitted to CMS.   There is, and has […]

DOJ Update

June 27, 2024

The last we posted on DOJ was 24 May and the parties were negotiating the wording of a permanent injunction.  That has occurred and the Commonwealth and DOJ have submitted their proposal.   It is now being reviewed by the Independent Reviewer and the Court prior to a decision by the Judge in August. It is, […]



VNPP represents the interests and concerns of its members at a wide variety of meetings, committees and commissions. These gatherings are convened either by the Executive or Legislative Branch of state government or by one of the other organizations representing public providers or advocacy groups.


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