Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Implementation of legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
General Information
Action Summary Regulations set out listing of drugs and devices that may be initiated by a pharmacist for a patient over the age of 18, as well as the requirements to follow a protocol, notify a primary care provider, maintain patient records, and protect patient privacy.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [006488]
Associated Mandates Pharmacists initiating treatment
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
9074 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 07/02/2022 and has been extended until 01/01/2023.
9242 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2022.
9665 Final Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.