Bill Text: VA SB1472 | 2021 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Individuals w/ intellectual & developmental disabilities; DMAS to study use of virtual support, etc.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2021-03-18 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224) [SB1472 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SB1472-Introduced.html
21101385D
SENATE BILL NO. 1472
Offered January 22, 2021
A BILL to require the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a work group to study options for increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Patrons-- Suetterlein and Boysko
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Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. §1. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall establish a work group to study and develop recommendations related to options for increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including increasing access to assistive technology and environmental modifications to facilitate increased access to virtual supports and services, with the goal of addressing such recommendations as part of any concurrent review of regulations related to services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Department shall report its findings and conclusions to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2021.

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