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Electronic Prescribing of Opioids

Published on May 1, 2020

Initially passed in 2018, opioid prescriptions must be transmitted to the pharmacy electronically. There are exceptions in the law.

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Relaxation of HIPAA Enforcement for Telehealth

Published on Mar 19, 2020

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the US Department of Health and Human Services is relaxing its enforcement of HIPAA regulations governing telehealth during the COVID-19 National Emergency.

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Fraudulent Communications

Published on Oct 2, 2019

The Board has received information that fraudulent communications are being sent to licensees.

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Coats Disease Awareness Day

Published on Aug 14, 2019

House Joint Resolution 750 established August 17th of each year as Coats Disease Awareness Day. 

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Procedure for Verification of Licensure

Published on Aug 20, 2019

The Virginia Board of Medicine has teamed up with VeriDoc, Inc. to provide immediate verifications of licensure for our physicians and physician assistants to other state medical boards.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Published on Jul 1, 2015

SB 1045 was passed by the 2015 Legislature and signed by the Governor regarding Information On Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Extension of renewal requirements for deployed military and spouses

Published on Jun 3, 2019

Virginia law allows renewal extensions for military and their spouses.

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Virginia Board of Medicine
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William L. Harp, MD, Executive Director
L. Blanton Marchese, President