Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 110]
Periodic review - educational requirements
General Information
Action Summary The board is recommending amendments to its regulations for the licensure of acupuncturists in order to provide consistency with the national certifying body in the educational requirements and to address concerns about the unnecessary burden placed on applicants with a foreign education in acupuncture. Other amendments are recommended to clarify certain provisions of the regulations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 9/1/2001
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
1516 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/08/2002.
1823 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/22/2002.
2079 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/26/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.