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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 110]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Action:
Regulatory reform changes
 
General Information
Action Summary Amendments to Chapter 110 will update and clarify regulations for acupuncture education and maintenance of records consistent with current requirements and policies of the Board. The educational standards in effect for accredited institutions or programs since 2011 are added for the benefit of persons interested in the profession. Applicants from foreign countries will benefit from the ability to use a translating service for their documents rather than having to go through their embassies. Licensees will benefit from repeal of a redundant, unnecessary requirement for maintenance of patient records.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003588]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 10/16/2012
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6493 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
 
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.