Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
|Description||Establishes qualifications for licensure, requirements for renewal and standards of practice for doctors of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry and chiropractic and for physician acupuncturists.|
|State Authority||Chapter 29 of Title 54.1|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
1) Achieve a high level of satisfaction for application and renewal processes for all licensed practitioners.
2) Establish a viable practitioner profile sytsem for doctors of medicine, osteopathy and podiatry that is available to consumers.
3) Ensure compliance by practitioners with continuing competency requirements.
4) License only persons who are qualified to practice.
|Name / Title:||William L. Harp, M.D. / Executive Director|
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
|Telephone:||(804)367-4621 FAX: (804)527-4429|