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]
Treatment guidelines for pain management
Action 1962
[Withdrawn 5/21/2009]
General Information
Action Summary Provides treatment standards for physicians who manage non-cancer pain with opioids
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000663]
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
3518 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 after the comment period had ended.
4350 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 06/30/2008 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
4672 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 before the Governor's office completed its review.
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.