Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Removal of patient care team physician or podiatrist name from prescriptions issued by physician assistants
Action 6294
General Information
Action Summary Removes the requirement that the patient care team physician or podiatrist name appear on prescriptions issued by physician assistants for Schedule II - V drugs.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7655]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Petition to remove requirement to include patient care team physician's name on prescriptions for Schedule II-V drugs
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
10087 NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.