Medical Licensing Blog

Video: Multiple Provider Medical Licensing

The medical licensing process can be incredibly laborious — not to mention time-consuming. Speed it up, with the Medical Licensure Group! We make the medical licensing process quicker (and easier) for providers and the hospitals they serve. Here’s how: First, we ensure that all information provided is up-to-date and accurate; Then, we gather any and…

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Telemedicine Licensure Requirements by State

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Considering that there is no national “telemedicine medical license” that would allow a physician to practice telemedicine in any state, understanding telemedicine licensure requirements by state is critical. This is because each state sets forth their own licensure requirements for the practice of telemedicine which can lead to major confusion. Even though virtually all states…

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The Role of the FCVS in Medical Licensing

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If you have ever researched topics related to medical licensing, it is likely you have encountered the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS). Before you spend considerable time and effort setting up your FCVS profile, it is important to first understand exactly what this service offers—and what it does not offer. The FCVS does not issue…

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How Often Do Physician Assistants Renew Their Licenses?

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Maintaining licensure and certification as a Physician Assistant (PA-C) is not always straightforward. PA-Cs must be mindful of a series of components that culminate in their ability to legally practice. These elements include national certification, a recertification examination, continuing medical education (CME), state licensure, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) licensure and hospital credentialing. Each of these…

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Physician Assistant License Requirements

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Because physician assistant (PA-C) license requirements vary by state, keeping up with applications and fees can become burdensome. To progress from the academic program to a practice, physician assistants must complete a series of steps to achieve licensure. Once licensed, PA-Cs must participate in a 10-year certification process that involves obtaining continuing medical education (CME)…

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Preparing Your Application to the Medical Board

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The medical licensure process can be daunting. Preparing your application to a state medical board requires patience, organization and the ability to strictly follow detailed instructions. As medical licensure experts, we have worked with medical boards in all fifty states and have helped physicians and physician assistants from across the nation achieve licensure efficiently. When…

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Benefits of Having Multiple Medical Licenses

There are numerous reasons for having medical licenses in multiple states. Whether you are simply wanting to keep your geographical options open, practicing telemedicine or working within a multi-state group or hospital system, having multiple medical licenses has its perks. Considering that there are some nuances to achieving and maintaining medical licenses in multiple states,…

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Maintaining Medical Licenses in Different States

With the rise of telemedicine and unprecedented demands now being placed on physicians, it is becoming increasingly common for physicians to maintain medical licenses in several different states. Before assuming that more medical licenses lead to more problems, know that a professional licensing service can help. At Medical Licensure Group (MLG), we are proficient in…

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Understanding the Role of Medical Boards

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Part of our responsibility as a professional medical licensing service is understanding and respecting the role of state medical boards. Considering how often our licensing specialists interact with each state medical board on behalf of our clients, we have developed an in-depth appreciation for the important work they do to protect patients. For physicians who…

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When Do You Get Your Medical License?

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The process of becoming a licensed physician is complex, with many steps along the way. Although graduating from medical school is a momentous occasion for a physician, becoming a licensed physician is also an essential step in the process. Amid completing medical school, residency training, fellowship training, and completing a licensing examination sequence, when do…

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