Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Action:
Licensure by endorsement - expedited process
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board has amended its regulations to facilitate licensure by only requiring verification of the most recent license status in another U.S. jurisdiction for applicants for licensure by endorsement in medicine, osteopathic medicine, podiatry. It has also amended licensure regulations for physician assistants and radiologist assistants to require only verification of one jurisdiction, which is consistent with current language for all other allied professions licensure under the Board.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 85-20 Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 85 - 101 Regulations Governing the Licensure of Radiologic Technology Amend Existing Regulation
  18 VAC 85 - 50 Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [7034]
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
9500 Fast-Track Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (02/14/2022).
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.