|Petition Title||Petition to remove requirement to include patient care team physician's name on prescriptions for Schedule II-V drugs|
|Date Filed||5/12/2023 [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Petitioner||Jonathan Williams/Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants|
The petitioners request that the Board amend 18VAC85-50-160(A) to remove the requirement that the patient care team physician’s name be included on any prescription for Schedule II-V drugs.
The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on June 5, 2023. The petition will also be published on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment, which will open on June 5, 2023, and will close on July 5, 2023. The Board will consider the petition and all comments in support or opposition at the next meeting after the close of public comment, currently scheduled for August 4, 2023. The petitioners will be notified of the Board’s decision after that meeting.
|Comment Period||Ended 7/5/2023 186 comments|
|Agency Decision||Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The Board of Medicine will amend 18VAC85-50-160(A) to remove the requirement that the patient care team physician’s name be included on any prescription for Schedule II-V drugs.
|Associated regulatory action||Removal of patient care team physician or podiatrist name from prescriptions issued by physician assistants Latest Stage:|
|Name / Title:||Jennifer Deschenes / Acting Executive Director|
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|Telephone:||(804)367-4462 FAX: (804)527-4429 TDD: ()-|