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 not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
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
Richmond, 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.