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Physicians may now elect Illinois as a ‘State of Principal Licensure’ as part of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (“Compact”). Physicians licensed in Illinois can file a request through the Compact’s website to have their education, training and background reviewed by the State of Illinois to determine Compact eligibility. If a physician meets the Compact qualifications, as determined by the State of Illinois, a “Letter of Qualification” will be issued.
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced today that Director of Financial Institutions, Francisco Menchaca; Director of Professional Regulation, Jessica Baer; and Director of Real Estate, Kreg Allison, signed the following enforcement actions taken during the month of July 2017.
Effective August 18, 2017, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation (“Division”) adopted new rules related to patient counseling that will affect the practice of pharmacy.
The Illinois Blockchain Initiative announced today its partnership with blockchain healthcare innovation company Hashed Health, to leverage blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. The pilot program will initially explore opportunities to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the medical credentialing process in Illinois.
Illinois condominium owners now have a comprehensive, educational guide at their fingertips thanks to a recently compiled handbook by the Illinois Condominium and Common Interest Community (CCIC) Ombudsperson, Adrienne Levatino.
Please Note: Due to a recent change in law (PA 99-0427), cosmetologists, cosmetology teachers and cosmetology clinic teachers who were previously exempt from continuing education (CE) requirements due to age (62 years or older) or license experience (25+ years) are no longer exempt.