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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.

Updates – Of Many Kinds (But all Medicaid Related!)

March 02, 2021

The eagerly anticipated Memo to extend the flexibilities under Appendix K is still unpublished (waiting for final approval from CMS).  BUT, when it is published it will extend flexibilities to 6 months after the end of the Public Health Emergency (PHE) with the following exceptions: Personal Care, Respite & Companion providers for individuals over the […]

Legislation Passed and Work to be Done

March 02, 2021

While this is by no means a comprehensive list nor does it cover all of the areas of member interest, it will give you a snippet of what we will need to focus on in the next several months.  Look at the list here.  Please note that each has an associated link so you can […]

Budget Update – Chapter 3

February 25, 2021

The “Conference Report” has been released – there are a few nuggets of good news, but not much in the way of long term support for services going forward.   Personal Care, Respite and Companion services will receive a an increase to “preserve the safety net” and Consumer Directed Services staff will have access to […]

While We Wait

February 25, 2021

It appears that both State and Federal budget decisions will be made in the next several days – so while we wait, let me update on the critical issues which will need to be addressed: Minimum Wage – if the Senate (federal) parliamentarian rules that the increase to $15/hour proposed in the House version of […]



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.


With regular Member’s calls, conferences, and opportunities to network and find support with your peers, you can help make a difference in improving the support systems.

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