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]
Physician profiling system
Action 18
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Medicine proposes amendments to regulations in order to comply with the mandate in ยง 54.1-2910.1 of the Code of Virginia establishing a physician profile system by which information on the education, practice and disciplinary actions on physicians would be available to the public. Regulations of the Board specify the information which a physician is required to report and provide that failure to comply with a request for information may subject the licensee to a disciplinary action. Willfully providing false information will subject a physician to disciplinary action and may jeopardize his license to 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
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
30 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/28/1998.
33 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/15/1999.
444 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/19/2000.
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.