Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
10/7/2022

Part I. General Provisions

18VAC85-130-10. Definitions.

A. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the meanings ascribed to them in § 54.1-2957.7 of the Code of Virginia.

"Midwife"

"Practicing midwifery"

B. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Board" means the Virginia Board of Medicine.

"Client" means a person receiving midwifery care and shall be considered synonymous with the word "patient."

"Controlled substance" means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in Schedules I through VI as set out in the Drug Control Act (§ 54.1-3400 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

"CPM" means the Certified Professional Midwife credential issued by the North American Registry of Midwives.

"NARM" means the North American Registry of Midwives.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.9 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. February 21, 2007.

18VAC85-130-20. Public participation.

A separate board regulation, 18VAC85-11, provides for involvement of the public in the development of all regulations of the Virginia Board of Medicine.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.9 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. February 21, 2007.

18VAC85-130-30. Fees.

Unless otherwise provided, the following fees shall not be refundable:

1. The application fee for a license to practice as a midwife shall be $277.

2. The fee for biennial active license renewal shall be $312; the additional fee for late renewal of an active license within one renewal cycle shall be $105.

3. The fee for biennial inactive license renewal shall be $168; the additional fee for late renewal of an inactive license within one renewal cycle shall be $55.

4. The fee for reinstatement of a license that has expired for a period of two years or more shall be $367 in addition to the late fee. The fee shall be submitted with an application for licensure reinstatement.

5. The fee for a letter of good standing or verification of a license to another jurisdiction shall be $10.

6. The fee for an application for reinstatement if a license has been revoked or if an application for reinstatement has been previously denied shall be $2,000.

7. The fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

8. The fee for a duplicate renewal license shall be $5.00.

9. The handling fee for a returned check or a dishonored credit card or debit card shall be $50.

10. For 2021, the fee for renewal of an active license shall be $250, and the fee for renewal of an inactive license shall be $125.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. February 21, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 14, eff. April 16, 2008; Volume 29, Issue 26, eff. September 25, 2013; Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 27, 2016; Volume 34, Issue 7, eff. December 27, 2017; Volume 36, Issue 1, eff. October 2, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2020.

18VAC85-130-31. Current name and address.

Each licensee shall furnish the board his current name and address of record. All notices required by law or by this chapter to be given by the board to any such licensee shall be validly given when sent to the latest address of record provided or served to the licensee. Any change of name or address of record or the public address, if different from the address of record, shall be furnished to the board within 30 days of such change.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 23, eff. August 19, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 12, eff. March 22, 2019.

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