Major Opioid Bust

Major Opioid Bust: 60 Doctors and Pharmacists Charged

Illinois doctors, nurses, dentists, and other licensed healthcare professionals trust Chicago IDFPR Michael V. Favia to represent them in court and before state regulatory agencies like the IDFPR. Favia is a former Illinois assistant attorney general and he was also a chief of prosecutions at the formerly named Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Having been the prosecutor, Mike Favia knows what the IDFPR is concerned about and how to represent his clients in their best light.

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State licensing issues affecting telemedicine practice among several states

Historically, state licensing boards and organizations require health care professionals to become independently licensed by each state in which they chose to practice medicine.[i] Surely, there are metropolitan areas in our nation where several states make up a metropolitan area, particularly on the East Coast. The Chicago metropolitan area spans across state lines to include […]

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Challenges for health care professionals reported in the National Practitioner Data Bank

The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is a federal information collection program, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, designed to ensure health care consumers receive quality health care, patient safety, and are protected from fraud and abuse in the health care industry. This information kept and shared with authorized users […]

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Illinois adopts multi-state licensing compact, streamlines procedures, benefits telemedicine practice

Becoming licensed to practice healthcare in multiple Midwestern states just became much easier as Gov. Bruce Rauner approved the cross-state licensure compact for telemedicine. Illinois is the 11th state to adopt The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (“Compact”)[i]. “The Compact represents a national solution built upon, and reinforcing, a system of state-based regulation proven to protect […]

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New web-based professional licensing service to save doctors time and money in all 50 U.S. states

The process of applying for medical licensing and credentials can be significant and there are many busy physicians who either do not have time, or whose time is more valuably spent serving patients great healthcare. Whether a doctor is planning to move to a new state or intends to be licensed in several or all […]

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