Virginia Approves New Telemedicine Regulations for ‘Ophthalmic Prescriptions’

Source: VisionMonday

Friday, March 10, 2017 | Health Care


The state of Virginia in February approved legislation that amends the state code and clarifies and adds to the requirements for ophthalmic prescriptions, including via a telemedicine approach. The new legislation, which takes effect July 1, breaks new ground in the area of telemedicine and ophthalmic prescriptions in that it has drawn endorsement from parties that are typically on opposite sides of this increasingly divisive eyecare issue.

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