Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Action:
Pharmacotherapy for weight loss by PA's and NP's
 
General Information
Action Summary In response to a petition for rulemaking, the Board has amended section 90 on pharmacotherapy for weight loss by adding a provision allowing physician assistants and nurse practitioners who have practice agreements with a supervising or collaborating physician to perform the functions and prescribe the controlled substances in accordance with the specified standard of care for weight loss drugs, provided such treatment is authorized in the practice agreement.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004087]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Prescribing weight loss drugs
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7008 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/16/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.