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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Dentistry
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry [18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action:
Waiver for e-prescribing
 
General Information
Action Summary Section 107 is added to Chapter 21 to: 1) reiterate the requirement that takes effect on July 1, 2020 that a prescription for a controlled substance that contains an opioid must be issued as an electronic prescription; and 2) provide for a one-year waiver from the requirement if the practitioner can demonstrate economic hardship technological limitations or other exceptional circumstances beyond the practitioner’s control.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [006114]
Associated Mandates Dentistry
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
8755 Emergency/NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: sandra.reen@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.