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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 540. Rules and Regulations for the Identification of Medically Underserved Areas in Virginia

12VAC5-540-10. Authority.

In accordance with the provisions of § 32.1-122.5 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Health is required to establish criteria for determining medically underserved areas within the Commonwealth and include in these criteria the need for medical care services in the state facilities operated by the Departments of Corrections, Juvenile Justice, and Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The criteria are required to be quantifiable measures, sensitive to the unique characteristics of urban and rural jurisdictions.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-122.5 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-500 § 1.1, eff. July 3, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 7, eff. December 30, 2015.

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