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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 with changes to law
General Information
Action Summary An amendment to section 60 on criteria for discretionary disclosure of information in the Prescription Monitoring Program by the director is adopted pursuant to changes to § 54.1-2523, amended by the 2013 General Assembly in Chapter 739 (HB1704). The amendment authorizes the director to disclose information to a prescriber for the purpose of obtaining a record of prescriptions issued by that prescriber. Such authorization was added to § 54.1-2523 on Confidentiality of data; disclosure of information; discretionary authority of Director.
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 A 4
RIS Project Yes  [003769]
Associated Mandates Prescribers to get reports on own prescribing history from PMP
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
6625 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/15/2013.
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.