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Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders [12 VAC 5 ‑ 66]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Health is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 12VAC-5--67, title of regulation: Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins July 27, 2015, and ends on August 17, 2015.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Michael Berg, Title: Regulation and Compliance Manager, Address: Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, 1001 Technology Park Drive, City: Glen Allen, State: Virginia, Zip: 23059, Telephone: (804)888-9131, FAX: (804)371-3108, email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

CLOSED     Opened on 7/27/2015 and Ended on 8/17/2015

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Section A of Virginia POST form to be Designated as a DDNR Paula Avery Drummer, Virginia POST Collaborative  8/17/15  4:17 pm
POST form as a DDNR Lois Shepherd, University of Virginia School of Medicine  8/14/15  12:06 pm
Physician Orders for the Scope of Treament (POST) should be included as a full DDNR Ken Faulkner, Virginia Commonwealth University health System  8/14/15  11:52 am
POST should be included in the definition of DDNR Nathan Kottkamp, National Healthcare Decisions Day  8/14/15  8:25 am

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