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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 60. Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care

12VAC30-60-310. Competency training and testing requirements.

By June 30, 2019, each person performing screenings on behalf of a screening entity shall complete required training and competency tests. A score of at least 80% on each module for each person who is required to give final approval on screenings on behalf of the screening entity shall constitute satisfactory competency test results. The most current competency test results shall be kept in the screening entity's personnel records for each person performing screenings for the screening entity. Such documentation results shall be provided to DMAS upon its request.

1. All persons who are required by the screening entity to give final approval of screenings shall complete the DMAS-approved training and pass the corresponding competency tests with a score of at least 80% for each module of the training prior to performing screenings.

2. Upon successful completion of the initial training, each person who is required to give final approval of screenings on behalf of the screening entity shall complete the shortened refresher course no less than every three years. A score of at least 80% on the refresher module shall be required for a person to continue to perform screenings or give final approval of screenings on behalf of the screening entity.

3. Failure to satisfy the training and competency tests requirements may result in the retraction of Medicaid payment.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 24, eff. August 22, 2018.

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