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]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Conforming regulations to 2021 legislation - patient care team physician
 
General Information
Action Summary Amendments in regulations for the practice of physician assistants will clarify that they can have a practice agreement with one or more patient care team physicians and that the physician is not ultimately responsible for the acts of the assistant.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 4
RIS Project Yes  [6847]
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
9314 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/15/2021.
 
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.