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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 200. Regulations Governing Eligibility Standards and Charges for Medical Care Services to Individuals

12VAC5-200-220. General.

In instances when patients have financial hardships and there are no other avenues of care, the patient, guardian or other authorized person may request a waiver of charges for up to 180 calendar days. A waiver shall be requested in writing to the district director. If a waiver is granted, it shall be for the duration of the financial hardship or 180 days, whichever is shorter.

If the waiver request is approved, the patient will receive a full discount for all charges while covered by the waiver. If the waiver request is denied, the charges will continue as before.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-11 and 32.1-12 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-39-100 § 6.1, eff. December 1, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 22, eff. August 11, 2004.

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