Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Regulatory review clarification
Action 1022
General Information
Action Summary The Board is recommending consideration of amendments that will eliminate unnecessary provisions of the regulations, clarify others that have raised questions for licensees or the public and specify the use of the term “active practice.”
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 9/1/2001
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1654 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/19/2002.
1906 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/31/2003.
2347 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/25/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.