§ 51.5-137

Administrative responsibilities of Department regarding long-term care

The Department shall have the following responsibilities regarding long-term care services in the Commonwealth:

1. Develop appropriate fiscal and administrative controls over public long-term care services in the Commonwealth;

2. Develop a state long-term care plan to guide the coordination and delivery of services by the human resources agencies, including transportation services. The plan shall ensure the development of a continuum of long-term care programs and services for impaired older persons in need of services;

3. Identify programmatic resources and assure the equitable statewide distribution of these resources; and

4. Perform ongoing evaluations of the cost-effective utilization of long-term care resources.


2012, cc. 803, 835.


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