Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Department of Health Professions
Regulations Governing the Prescription Monitoring Program [18 VAC 76 ‑ 20]
Updating reporting format and additional data elements
Action 4351
General Information
Action Summary The proposed regulatory action will update the required version for reporting data electronically to the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and include several new data elements in the report that have been identified as useful in tracking information and providing prescriber feedback reports. The intent of the regulatory action is to make the PMP an even more useful tool in the efforts against prescription drug abuse in the Commonwealth.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004370]
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
7207 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/16/2015.
7447 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/23/2016.
7733 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/25/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ashley Carter  / Program Manager
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4282    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.