Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Elimination of specific requirement for supervising physician to see patients ...
Action 3385 / Stage 5706
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/29/2010    

DPB Review
Submitted on 10/29/2010
Review Completed: 10/29/2010
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/11/2010
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/12/2010
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/6/2010    Volume: 27  Issue: 7
Comment Period Ended 1/5/2011
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:
Telephone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-
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Action 3385:
Elimination of specific requirement for supervising physician to see patients on 4th visit
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5706) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/05/2011.
Proposed   (5821) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/18/2013.
Final   (6476) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/03/2013.
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