Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Rules for prescribing opioids for chronic pain
Action 2216
[Withdrawn 5/21/2009]
General Information
Action Summary Sets out requirements for prescribing opioids for managements of chronic pain
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001400]
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
3880 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 after the comment period had ended.
4673 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.