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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 70. Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; In-Patient Hospital Care

12VAC30-70-341. Statewide operating rate per day.

A. The statewide operating rate per day shall be equal to the base year standardized operating costs per day, as determined in subsection B of 12VAC30-70-371, times the inflation values specified in 12VAC30-70-351 times the adjustment factor specified in subsection B or C of this section.

B. The adjustment factor for acute care rehabilitation cases shall be the one specified in subsection B of 12VAC30-70-331.

C. The adjustment factor for acute care psychiatric cases for:

1. Type One hospitals shall be the one specified in subdivision B 1 of 12VAC30-70-331, times the factor in subdivision 2 this subsection, divided by the factor in subdivision B 2 of 12VAC30-70-331.

2. Type Two hospitals shall be:

a. 0.7800 effective July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007.

b. 0.8400 effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2010.

c. 0.8100 effective July 1, 2010, through September 30, 2010.

d. 0.8400 effective October 1, 2010.

3. For critical access hospitals, effective July 1, 2019, the inpatient operating rate per day shall be based on an adjustment factor equal to 100% of cost reimbursement.

D. Effective July 1, 2009, for freestanding psychiatric facilities, the adjustment factor shall be 1.0000.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2000; amended, Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 12, eff. March 17, 2010; Volume 27, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2011; Volume 36, Issue 8, eff. January 8, 2020.

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