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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids and Buprenorphine [18 VAC 85 ‑ 21]
Action:
Initial regulations
 
General Information
Action Summary This action is in response to a public health emergency in deaths from overdoses and to a legislative mandate to promulgate regulations for prescribing of opioids and buprenorphine.
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  [005033]
Associated Mandates Prescribing of opioids and buprenorphine
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7835 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/15/2017 and expires on 9/14/2018.
7967 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/24/2017 and expires on 9/14/2018.
7981 Proposed Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (11/27/2017).
 
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.