Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Action:
Disclosure requirement for prescriptions
 
General Information
Action Summary The amended regulation will eliminate the requirement for the signature of the supervising physician on a prescription written by a physician assistant if the assistant is writing a prescription for a Schedule VI drug. Amendments in subsection B will clarify how the physician assistant can comply with the disclosure requirement specified in ยง 54.1-2952.1 of the Code of Virginia.
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  [004276]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7270 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/15/2016.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.