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Va. Code Ann. § 62.501 – Virginia

Status: Enacted
Link: http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/63.2-501

Requires local departments or the Commissioner to provide each applicant for public assistance, such as Medicaid, with information regarding his rights and responsibilities related to eligibility for and continued receipt of public assistance. Such information shall be provided in an electronic or written format approved by the Board that is easily understandable and shall also be provided orally to the applicant by an employee of the local department, except in the case of energy assistance. The local department shall require each applicant to acknowledge, in a format approved by the Board, that the information required by this subsection has been provided and shall maintain such acknowledgment together with information regarding the application for public assistance.


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