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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 120. Waivered Services
9/19/2020

12VAC30-120-945. Payment for Covered Services.

A. DMAS shall not reimburse providers, either agency-directed or consumer-directed, for any staff training required by these waiver regulations or any other training that may be required.

B. All services provided in the EDCD Waiver shall be reimbursed at a rate established by DMAS in its agency fee schedule.

1. DMAS shall reimburse a per diem fee for ADHC services that shall be considered as payment in full for all services rendered to that waiver individual as part of the individual's approved ADHC plan of care.

2. Agency personal care/respite care services shall be reimbursed on an hourly basis consistent with the agency's fee schedule.

3. Consumer-directed personal care/respite care services shall be reimbursed on an hourly basis consistent with the agency's fee schedule.

4. Transition services. The total costs of these transition services shall be limited to $5,000 per waiver individual per lifetime and shall be expended within nine months from the start date of authorization.

5. Reimbursement for assistive technology (AT) and environmental modification (EM) services shall be limited to those waiver individuals who are also participating in the MFP demonstration program:

a. All AT services provided in the EDCD Waiver shall be reimbursed as a service limit of one. AT services in this waiver shall be reimbursed up to a per individual annual MFP enrollment period not to exceed 12 months. These limits shall apply regardless of whether the waiver individual remains in this waiver or changes to another waiver program.

b. All EM services provided in the EDCD Waiver shall be reimbursed per individual annual MFP enrollment period not to exceed 12 months. All EM services shall be reimbursed at the actual cost of material and labor and no mark ups shall be permitted.

6. DMAS shall reimburse a monthly fee for transition coordination consistent with the agency's fee schedule.

7. PERS monthly fee payments shall be consistent with the agency's fee schedule.

C. Duplication of services.

1. DMAS shall not duplicate services that are required as a reasonable accommodation as a part of the American with Disabilities Act (42 USC §§ 12131 through 12165), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC § 794), or the Virginians with Disabilities Act (§ 51.5-1 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

2. Payment for waiver services shall not duplicate payments made to public agencies or private entities under other program authorities for this same purpose. All private insurance benefits for these waiver covered services shall be exhausted before Medicaid reimbursement can occur as Medicaid shall be the payer of last resort.

3. DMAS payments for EM services shall not be duplicative in homes where multiple waiver individuals reside.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 1396 et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 31, Issue 10, eff. February 12, 2015.

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