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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Nursing
chapter
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Action:
Elimination of separate license for prescriptive authority
 
General Information
Action Summary The Boards of Nursing and Medicine intend to eliminate the requirement for a separate license for a nurse practitioner to have prescriptive authority. It is likely that Chapter 40, Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners, will be repealed and the necessary provisions incorporated into a new Part in Chapter 30, Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners. The goal is to reduce the financial and logistical burden on nurse practitioners who must now maintain a separate license in order to prescribe.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 90-40 Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 90 - 30 Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005352]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8137 NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.