Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code

Article 10. Record Retention

12VAC30-90-110. Record retention.

Article 10
Record Retention

A. Time frames. All of the NF's accounting and related records, including the general ledger, books of original entry, and statistical data must be maintained for a minimum of five years, or until all affected cost reports are final settled.

Certain information must be maintained for the duration of the provider's participation in the Medicaid program and until such time as all cost reports are settled. Examples of such information are set forth in subsection B of this section.

B. Types of records to be maintained. Information which must be maintained for the duration of the provider's participation in the Medicaid program includes, but is not limited to:

1. Real and tangible property records, including leases and the underlying cost of ownership;

2. Itemized depreciation schedules; and

3. Mortgage documents, loan agreements, and amortization schedules;

4. Copies of all cost reports filed with DMAS together with supporting financial statements.

C. Record availability. The records must be available for audits by DMAS staff. Where such records are not available, costs shall be disallowed.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia and Item 319 (II) of Chapter 1073 of the 2000 Acts of Assembly.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR460-03-4.1940:1 Article 8, eff. October 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1996; Volume 17, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2001.

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