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Virginia Joint Commission on Health Care requests public input on 2022 study topics

| Oct 7, 2021

The Virginia Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC) is one step closer to determining its 2022 study topics, which will help inform policymakers as they draft legislation in the upcoming session in January.      Potential study issues the Commission discussed at this week’s executive committee meeting include long-term care,...[ Read More ]

Pharmacists may soon be able to provide certain services to patients without doctor's script

Shawna De La Rosa | Jan 12, 2021

Pharmacists may soon be able to dispense certain medical tests and vaccines without a doctor’s prescription, thanks to a vote by Virginia’s Joint Commission on Healthcare recently.     The commission voted to recommend pharmacists be able to provide tuberculous testing, provide HIV prophylaxis and prescribe devices, such as insulin...[ Read More ]