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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Nursing
chapter
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Action:
Waiver for electronic prescribing
 
General Information
Action Summary Section 122 is added to Chapter 40 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 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  [006115]
Associated Mandates Waiver for electronic prescribing
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
8798 Emergency/NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.