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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.
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 thefollowing enforcement actions taken during the month of June 2017.
Applicants for licensure in the field of dentistry are now required to submit and pay for their initial application online via the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s (IDFPR) Online Services Portal. Applicants impacted by the online transition include the licensed professions of dentist, dental hygienist, dental specialist and dental sedation permit.
With three-quarters of all professions within the Division of Professional Regulation now able to apply and renew their license via the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s (IDFPR) Online Services Portal, Secretary Bryan A. Schneider is announcing the Department will no longer accept paper applications for specific professions that have already been migrated online beginning September 1, 2017.