Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Action:
Practice with patient care team physician
 
General Information
Action Summary Amendments are adopted to 18VAC85-50 to comply with changes to the Code (Chapters 92 and 137 of the 2019 Acts of the Assembly) that eliminated practice by a physician assistant under the supervision of a physician or podiatrist and replaced the relationship between the two to one of practice in collaboration and consultation with a patient care team physician or podiatrist.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [006083]
Associated Mandates Patient care team physician for physician assistants
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
8716 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 03/31/2021.
8839 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/30/2020.
9158 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/16/2021.
 
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.