Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
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7/5/23  4:56 pm
Commenter: Kristin Cheatham, NNP UVA Hospital

Requirement for a Physician's Name Should be Removed

PAs are trained medical professionals who practice team based care and follow standards of care.   They consult a physician as indicated.  

PAs have a DEA license and should not require oversight by physicians to prescribe controlled medications.  

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