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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Department of Health Professions
Regulations Governing the Prescription Monitoring Program [18 VAC 76 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Conformity to 2009 changes in law
General Information
Action Summary Amendments are adopted relating to: 1) disclosures by prescribers that they may query the Prescription Monitoring Program for the purpose of establishing a treatment history; 2) requests for information from health care professionals designated by prescribers to request information; and 3) removal of the requirement for dispensers to hold a license as a non-resident pharmacy in order to permit interoperability among state monitoring programs.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [001826]
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
5059 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/13/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ralph Orr  / Program Manager
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4523    FAX: (804)527-4470   

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.