Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Action:
Elimination of required submission of certain documents
 
General Information
Action Summary In reviewing regulations to be amended pursuant to the Chapter 450 of the 2016 Acts of the Assembly, the Advisory Board on Physician Assistants identified amendments to sections 110 and 115 that they believed were within the spirit and intent of the legislation. However, they were not necessary to conform regulations to changes in the Code, so those changes could not be included in the exempt action. Therefore, a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action identifies amendments that will eliminate requirements for submission to the Board of a physician’s certification that his/her physician assistant (PA) is competent to perform specific invasive procedures and of the arrangements he/she has made for coverage by an alternative physician in his/her absence.
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  [004861]
Associated Mandates Physician assistants
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7659 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/30/2016.
7797 Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.