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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 90. Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates for Long-Term Care

12VAC30-90-274. Nonallowable expenses.

Nonallowable expenses include but are not limited to the following:

A. Barber and beautician. Direct and indirect operating and capital costs related to the provision of beauty and barber services to patients.

B. Personal items. Cost of personal items, such as cigarettes, toothpaste, and shaving cream sold to patients.

C. Vending machines. Cost of items sold to employees and patients including candy bars and soft drinks.

D. Television/telephones. Cost of television sets and telephones used in patient rooms.

E. Gift shop. Direct and indirect operating and capital cost related to the provision of operating a gift shop.

F. Insurance -- officers. Cost of life insurance on officers, owners and key employees where the provider is a direct or indirect beneficiary.

G. Income taxes. Taxes on net income levied or expected to be levied by any governmental entity.

H. Contributions. Amounts donated to charitable or other organizations which have no direct effect on patient care.

I. Deductions from revenue. Accounts receivable written off as bad debts, charity, courtesy, or from contractual agreements are nonallowable expenses.

J. Advertising. The cost of advertisements in magazines, newspapers, trade publications, radio, and television and certain home office expenses as defined in PRM-15.

K. Cafeteria. Cost of meals to other than patients.

L. Pharmacy. Cost of all prescribed legend and nonlegend drugs.

M. Medical supplies. Cost of medical supplies to other than patients.

N. Plant costs. All plant costs not available for nursing facility patient care-related activities are nonreimbursable plant costs.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia and Item 322(D)(2a) of Chapter 912 of the 1996 Acts of Assembly.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 1, eff. December 1, 1997.

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