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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 50. Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care Services

12VAC30-50-10. Services provided to the categorically needy with limitations.

The following services are provided with limitations as described in Part III (12VAC30-50-100 et seq.) of this chapter:

1. Inpatient hospital services other than those provided in an institution for mental diseases.

2. Outpatient hospital services.

3. Other laboratory and x-ray services; nonemergency outpatient Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), including Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA), Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) scans, including Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA), and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans performed for the purpose of diagnosing a disease process or physical injury require prior authorization.

4. Rural health clinic services and other ambulatory services furnished by a rural health clinic.

5. Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) services and other ambulatory services that are covered under the plan and furnished by an FQHC in accordance with § 4231 of the State Medicaid Manual (HCFA Pub. 45-4).

6. Early and periodic screening and diagnosis of individuals under 21 years of age, and treatment of conditions found.

7. Family planning services and supplies for individuals of child-bearing age.

8. Physicians' services whether furnished in the office, the patient's home, a hospital, a skilled nursing facility, or elsewhere.

9. Medical and surgical services furnished by a dentist (in accordance with § 1905(a)(5)(B) of the Act).

10. Medical care or any other type of remedial care recognized under state law, furnished by licensed practitioners within the scope of their practice as defined by state law: podiatrists, optometrists and other practitioners.

11. Home health services: intermittent or part-time nursing service provided by a home health agency or by a registered nurse when no home health agency exists in the area; home health aide services provided by a home health agency; and medical supplies, equipment, and appliances suitable for use in the home; physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech pathology and audiology services provided by a home health agency or medical rehabilitation facility.

12. Clinic services.

13. Dental services.

14. Physical therapy and related services, including occupational therapy and services for individuals with speech, hearing, and language disorders (provided by or under supervision of a speech pathologist or audiologist).

15. Prescribed drugs, prosthetic devices, and eyeglasses prescribed by a physician skilled in diseases of the eye or by an optometrist.

16. Other rehabilitative services, screening services, preventive services.

17. Nurse-midwife services.

18. Case management services as defined in, and to the group specified in, 12VAC30-50-95 et seq. (in accordance with § 1905(a)(19) or § 1915(g) of the Act).

19. Extended services to pregnant women: pregnancy-related and postpartum services for a 60-day period after the pregnancy ends and any remaining days in the month in which the 60th day falls (see 12VAC30-50-510). (Note: Additional coverage beyond limitations.)

20. Pediatric or family nurse practitioners' service.

21. Any other medical care and any other type of remedial care recognized by state law, specified by the Secretary: transportation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-324 and 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR460-02-3.1100, eff. June 16, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 2, eff. November 15, 1995; Volume 14, Issue 4, eff. December 15, 1997; Volume 16, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2000; Volume 20, Issue 1, eff. October 22, 2003; Volume 22, Issue 16, eff. July 3, 2006; Volume 25, Issue 14, eff. April 15, 2009.

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