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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 75. Board of Health Professions
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing Practitioner Self-Referral

18VAC75-20-70. Application for Exception.

A. A practitioner or entity may request an exception to the prohibitions of the Act upon completion of an application and payment of a fee.

B. Requests shall be made on an application form prescribed by the board. The application shall contain the following information:

1. The name and identifying information of the practitioner or entity;

2. The information and documentation regarding community need and alternative financing as required by § 54.1-2411 B of the Code of Virginia;

3. Certification and notarized signature of the practitioner or principal of the entity requesting the exception that the information contained in the application and supporting documentation is true and correct.

C. The application shall be reviewed for completeness, and the board may request additional information and documentation from the applicant.

D. Upon a determination that an application is complete and that it has sufficient information, the board shall notify the applicant that it will consider the request.

E. At the conclusion of an informal conference, the committee shall issue a decision regarding the request for an exception to the applicant, which shall be presented for ratification by the board.

F. Exceptions to the Act shall be valid for a period of no more than five years.

G. Subject to verification by the board, an exception shall be renewed upon payment of a renewal fee and the receipt of certification from the practitioner or entity that the conditions under which the original exception was granted continue to warrant the exception.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2412 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR365-01-2 § 3.2, eff. March 24, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 18, eff. June 23, 1999; Volume 23, Issue 21, eff. September 10, 2007.

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