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Mandate 1009

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Retiree license in medicine
Purpose of legislation
Provides that the Board of Medicine may issue a retiree license to any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic who holds an active, unrestricted license to practice in the Commonwealth upon receipt of a request and submission of the required fee. The bill provides that a person to whom a retiree license has been issued shall not be required to meet continuing competency requirements for the first biennial renewal of such license. The bill also provides that a person to whom a retiree license has been issued shall only engage in the practice of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic for the purpose of providing charity care or health care services to patients in their residence for whom travel is a barrier to receiving health care.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 379 (2019)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 85 - 20 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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