Virginia Medicaid


SUPPORT 101 Webinars, General Information and Monthly Stakeholder Meetings


The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) was awarded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services SUPPORT Act Section 1003 Grant in September 2019. The purpose of this grant is to decrease substance use disorder (SUD) provider workforce barriers and increase the treatment capacity of providers participating under the state Medicaid program to provide SUD treatment or recovery services. 

Grant Goals
  • Learn from Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) program
  • Decrease barriers to enter workforce
  • Focus on specific subpopulations: justice-involved members and pregnant and parenting members
  • Maintain our core values: person-centered, strengths-based, recovery-oriented
Grant Components
  • Needs assessment
  • Strengths-based assessment
  • Activities to increase provider capacity
Period of Performance

September 2019 - September 2021

Grant Email