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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.

Opportunity to Comment on the New FMAP

June 12, 2021

As we have been talking about for weeks – part of the American Rescue Plan recently approved by Congress will include a 10% “bump” in the Federal Matching share of the Medicaid funds.  The guidance requires that the funds supplement and not supplant existing HCBS funds.   We provided to DMAS a proposal prior to the […]

As Promised! Follow-up Items from the Regional Calls

June 09, 2021

There were definitely some common themes: Competencies -There is still a struggle with trying to comply with the competencies, both initially and long term.  Our conversation, and we can have this conversation again on the call this Friday was two fold: First, for those skills which must be judged “competent” before the individual can work […]

Always Something To Learn!

June 08, 2021

We learned, yesterday, about the requirements for registering “assumed or fictitious names” with the State Corporation Commission – these are the names used instead of the true name or the “doing business as” names.  In this day of trying to make our agencies sound less “institutional” and perhaps less identifiable as services for a special […]

A Friday Afternoon News Dump!

June 04, 2021

First – a quick reminder that we are doing short regional calls next week to try to assess what we can/should do to support you in your region.  You can find the log-on information here. Second – Commissioner Land sent a notice this afternoon that announced a further reduction in the bed capacity at CCCA: […]



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