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General Notice: Regulations to implement HB793

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The Boards of Medicine and Nursing are seeking public comment on promulgation of regulations to implement HB793 (Chapter 776 of 2018 General Assembly), legislation to authorize nurse practitioners who meet certain qualifications to practice without a practice agreement with a patient care team physician.

 In order to comply with the second enactment on the bill requiring regulations to be in effective within 280 days, the Boards will be adopting emergency regulations.  The Committee of the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine and its Advisory Committee will meet on May 17th and will serve as the Regulatory Advisory Panel to develop recommended amendments to nurse practitioner regulations to implement the provisions of HB793.

 Topics for consideration in adoption of regulations to amend Chapters 30 (Nurse Practitioner Licensure) and 40 (Prescriptive Authority) will be:

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 Comment Title  Commenter
NP independent practice attestation Sandra Hearn Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc  4/21/18  9:19 am
Support for full practice authority for NPs Linda Thurby-Hay, President of VaCNS  4/18/18  5:47 pm
No evidence for "Transition to practice" Stacey Lambour  4/18/18  12:57 pm
Support of HB 793 University of Vrigina  4/18/18  7:10 am
HB 793 Regulations Cynthia M Fagan  4/17/18  8:54 pm
How is attestation done Carolyn Friedman  4/17/18  6:58 pm
NP independent practice time requirement Raschid Ghoorahoo FNP-BC, NP-C  4/16/18  10:27 am

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