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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 141. Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan

12VAC30-141-800. Copayments.

A. Pregnant women enrolled in FAMIS MOMS will be subject to copayments for medical services in the same manner and amount as pregnant women covered by the Medicaid program as defined in 12VAC30-10-570 B and C.

B. These cost-sharing provisions shall be implemented with the following restrictions:

1. Total cost sharing for a pregnant woman shall be limited to (i) for families with incomes equal to or less than 150% of federal poverty level (FPL), the lesser of (a) $180 and (b) 2.5% of the family's income for the year; and (ii) for families with incomes greater than 150% of FPL, the lesser of $350 and 5.0% of the family's income for the year for the duration of the pregnant woman's enrollment in FAMIS MOMS.

2. If a family includes a pregnant woman enrolled in FAMIS MOMS and a child enrolled in FAMIS, DMAS or its designee shall ensure that the annual aggregate cost sharing for all Title XXI enrollees in a family does not exceed the cost sharing caps as defined in 12VAC30-141-160 B.

3. Families will be required to submit documentation to DMAS or its designee showing that their maximum copayment amounts are met for the year.

4. Once the cap is met, DMAS or its designee will issue a new eligibility card or written documentation excluding such families from paying additional copays.

C. Exceptions to the above cost-sharing provisions. No cost sharing will be charged to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 7, eff. January 10, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 20, eff. June 26, 2019.

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