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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 105. Rules and Regulations for Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

12VAC35-105-30. Licenses.

A. Licenses are issued to providers who offer services to individuals who have mental illness, a developmental disability, or substance abuse (substance use disorders) or have brain injury and are receiving residential services.

B. Providers shall be licensed to provide specific services as defined in this chapter or as determined by the commissioner. These services include:

1. Assertive community treatment (ACT);

2. Case management;

3. Clinically managed high-intensity residential care or Level of care 3.5;

4. Clinically managed low-intensity residential care or Level of care 3.1;

5. Clinically managed population specific high-intensity residential or Level of care 3.3;

6. Community gero-psychiatric residential;


8. Residential crisis stabilization;

9. Nonresidential crisis stabilization;

10. Day support;

11. Day treatment, includes therapeutic day treatment for children and adolescents;

12. Emergency;

13. Group home and community residential;

14. Inpatient psychiatric;

15. Intensive in-home;

16. Medically managed intensive inpatient service or Level of care 4.0;

17. Medically monitored intensive inpatient treatment or Level of care 3.7;

18. Medication assisted opioid treatment;

19. Mental health community support;

20. Mental health intensive outpatient;

21. Mental health outpatient;

22. Mental health partial hospitalization;

23. Psychosocial rehabilitation;

24. Residential treatment;

25. Respite care;

26. Sponsored residential home;

27. Substance abuse intensive outpatient;

28. Substance abuse outpatient;

29. Substance abuse partial hospitalization;

30. Supervised living residential; and

31. Supportive in-home.

C. A license addendum shall describe the services licensed, the disabilities of individuals who may be served, the specific locations where services are to be provided or administered, and the terms and conditions for each service offered by a licensed provider. For residential and inpatient services, the license identifies the number of individuals each residential location may serve at a given time.

Statutory Authority

§§ 37.2-302 and 37.2-400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 24, eff. September 18, 2003; Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. February 21, 2007; Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011; Volume 39, Issue 11, eff. February 17, 2023; Errata, 39:14 VA.R. 2041 February 27, 2023.

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