All of us at the Board, especially the clinician members, understand that it can be a challenge to keep up with all the legal and regulatory requirements that directly impact the practice of medicine in Vermont. Here you will find links to statutes, rules, policies and resources to help you find answers.
Board of Medical Practice Rules
Effective 10-15-2017, the Board Rules have been revised due to changes to the Vermont Statutes which govern the Board. Continuing Medical Education requirements for license renewal are found in Section 22 of the Board Rules and are summarized in the article listed below. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of the rules, contact the Board of Medical Practice.
|Policy on the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies in the Practice of Medicine (adopted 5/6/2015)||Telemedicine|
|Rule 10.16 on the Administrative Rules of the Board of Pharmacy (effective 10/6/2014)||Hydrocodone|
|Policy on DATA 2000 and Treatment of Opioid Addiction in the Medical Office (6/4/2014)||Opioid Addiction|
|Lyme Policy Statement (adopted 6/4/2014)||Lyme Disease|
|Policy on the Use of Opioid Analgesics in the Treatment of Chronic Pain (adopted 4/2/2014)||Chronic Pain|
|Termination of Physician-Patient Relationship (adopted 12/6/1999)||Patient Care|
On July 11, 2018, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice issued Recommendations for Intimate Exams in Outpatient Settings. Please read the summary and full recommendations to understand what this means for you and your patients. As always, your feedback is welcomed and appreciated.Summary of Recommendations Recommendations Intimate Exams in Outpatient Settings