Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices [12 VAC 5 ‑ 391]
Hospice Program Changes
Action 2462
General Information
Action Summary To carry out the mandate of HB 1965 (2007), specifically to adopt appropriate standards for pateint care and safety, physical plant requirements, emergency preparedness, etc.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000964]
Associated Mandates Hospice Program Changes
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4293 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/14/2007.
4468 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/23/2009.
5348 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/02/2011.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.