|Petition Title||Requirements for doctor/patient relationship and use of digital scans|
|Date Filed||6/4/2019 [Transmittal Sheet]|
Amendments to clarify that a digital scan is the equivalent of a final impression if used to fabricate an appliance to be inserted into a patient’s mouth and to specify that a patient/doctor relationship should be established in a face-to-face encounter.
The petition will be published on June 24, 2019 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment ending July 23, 2019. The request to amend regulations and any comments for or against the petition will be considered by the Board at the first scheduled meeting after close of comment, which will be September 13, 2019. The petitioner will receive information on the Board’s decision after that date.
|Comment Period||Ended 7/23/2019 98 comments|
|Agency Decision||Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
On August 28, 2019, the Board received a request from the petitioner to withdraw his petition. Therefore, the Board will not take action on this petition.
|Name / Title:||Sandra Reen / Executive Director|
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|Telephone:||(804)367-4437 FAX: (804)527-4428 TDD: ()-|