2018 Uncodified Acts

2018 Virginia Uncodified Acts
9/25/2018

CHAPTER 452

An Act to direct the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to convene a work group in support of the Joint Commission on Health Care's efforts to improve the quality of the Commonwealth's direct support professional workforce; report.

[H 813]

Approved March 23, 2018

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall, in conjunction with the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Medical Assistance Services, the Department of Social Services, the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards, the Virginia Network of Private Providers, and other relevant provider organizations and stakeholders, convene a work group in support of the Joint Commission on Health Care's efforts to improve the quality of the Commonwealth's direct support professional workforce and, if necessary, develop recommendations for policy changes to increase the transparency of the employment history of direct support professional job candidates. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall report its recommendations to the Joint Commission on Health Care by October 1, 2018.