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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 80. Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rate; Other Types of Care

12VAC30-80-97. Fee-for-service: behavioral therapy services under EPSDT.

A. Payment for behavioral therapy services for individuals younger than 21 years of age shall be the lower of the state agency fee schedule or actual charge (charge to the general public). All private and governmental fee-for-service providers shall be reimbursed according to the same methodology. The agency's rates were set as of October 1, 2011, and are effective for services on or after that date until rates are revised. Rates are published on the agency's website at

B. Providers shall be required to refund payments made by Medicaid if they fail to maintain adequate documentation to support billed activities.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 6, eff. December 12, 2018.

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