Regulations, Guidance and Comments!

December 19, 2018

There are several regulatory items open or soon to be open for comment:

DBHDS:

  • Add OTs, OTAs to definition of QMHP, QMRP and Paraprofessionals – proposed permanent regulations are open for comment until 8 February, 2019;

  • Add Licensed Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioners to the definition of LMHP – Fast-Track regulations will be open for comment on 7 January, 2019 for 30 days; the regulations are effective 21 February;


DMAS:

  • VIDES Criteria for care in ICF/IIDs – Fast-Track regulations will be open for comment on 24 December, 2018 for 30 days; the regulations are effective 7 February; and

  • DD Waiver Regulations (3 Waivers) – proposed permanent regulations will be open for comment 4 February, 2019 and will remain open until 5 April


DBHDS Guidance Document:

  • DD Support Coordinator Manual – open for comment until 18 January, 2019


All of these documents can be found at http://townhall.virginia.gov/index.cfm