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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 10. State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program; General Provisions

12VAC30-10-140. Amount, duration, and scope of services: Categorically needy.

Medicaid is provided in accordance with the requirements of 42 CFR 440, Subpart B and § 1902(a), 1902(e), 1905(a), 1905(p), 1915, 1920, and 1925 of the Act.

Services for the categorically needy are described below and in 12VAC30-50-10 et seq. These services include:

1. Each item or service listed in § 1905(a)(1) through (5) and (21) of the Act, is provided as defined in 42 CFR Part 440, Subpart A, or, for EPSDT services, § 1905(r) and 42 CFR Part 411, Subpart B.

2. Nurse-midwife services listed in § 1905(a)(17) of the Act, are provided to the extent that nurse-midwives are authorized to practice under state law or regulation and without regard to whether the services are furnished in the area of management of the care of mothers and babies throughout the maternity cycle. Nurse-midwives are permitted to enter into independent provider agreements with the Medicaid agency without regard to whether the nurse-midwife is under the supervision of, or associated with, a physician or other health care provider.

3. Pregnancy-related, including family planning service, and postpartum services for a 60-day period (beginning on the day pregnancy ends) and any remaining days in the month in which the 60th day falls are provided to women who, while pregnant, were eligible for, applied for, and received medical assistance on the day the pregnancy ends.

4. Services for medical conditions that may complicate the pregnancy (other than pregnancy-related or postpartum services) are provided to pregnant women.

5. Services related to pregnancy (including prenatal, delivery, postpartum, and family planning services) and to other conditions that may complicate pregnancy are the same services provided to poverty level pregnant women eligible under the provision of § 1902(a)(10)(A)(i)(IV) and 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(IX) of the Act.

6. Home health services are provided to individuals entitled to nursing facility services as indicated in 12VAC30-10-220 of this plan.

7. Inpatient services that are being furnished to infants and children described in § 1902(l)(1)(B) through (D), or § 1905(n)(2) of the Act, on the date the infant or child attains the maximum age for coverage under the approved State plan will continue until the end of the stay for which the inpatient services are furnished.

8. Respiratory care services are not provided to ventilator dependent individuals as indicated in 12VAC30-10-300 of this plan.

9. Services are provided to families eligible under § 1925 of the Act as indicated in 12VAC30-10-350 of this plan.

10. Home and community care for functionally disabled elderly individuals is not covered.

11. Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) services as described and limited in Supplement 6 to Attachment 3.1-A (12VAC30-50-320, 12VAC30-50-321, 12VAC30-50-325, and 12VAC30-50-328).

12VAC30-50-10 et seq. identifies the medical and remedial services provided to the categorically needy, specifies all limitations on the amount, duration, and scope of those service, and lists the additional coverage (that is in excess of established service limits) for pregnancy-related services and services for conditions that may complicate the pregnancy.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR460-01-19, VR460-01-19.1, VR460-01-19.2, eff. June 16, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 2, eff. November 15, 1995; Volume 12, Issue 3, eff. November 29, 1995; Volume 16, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2000; Volume 23, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 2007.

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