A Criminal Offense On Your Record Can Prevent You from Obtaining Your License in Florida

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Someone arrested for a criminal offense knows that it can lead to a criminal record that may or may not be on your record for the rest of your life. However, once you pay your fine and carry [.].

Don’t Voluntarily Relinquish Your Medical License or DEA Registration Number, Here’s Why

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law I am often contacted by clients who are health professionals or own businesses in the health care industry who have been approached by government agents or investigators regarding possible complaints or charges.

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Why You Should Not Voluntarily Relinquish Your Medical License or DEA Registration Number

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law I am often contacted by clients who are health professionals or own businesses in the health care industry who have been approached by government agents or investigators regarding possible complaints or charges.

Google Health inks first licensing agreement for mammography AI tech

Healthcare Dive

Under the agreement, medtech company iCAD will work to validate and incorporate Google’s mammography AI — which Google has been building and testing for several years — into its products for use in clinical practices

A Criminal Record Can Prevent You from Obtaining Your License in Florida

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Someone arrested for a criminal offense knows that it can lead to a criminal record that may or may not be on your record for the rest of your life. However, once you pay your fine and carry [.].

A Criminal Offense Can Prevent You from Obtaining Your License in Florida

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Someone arrested for a criminal offense knows that it can lead to a criminal record that may or may not be on your record for the rest of your life. However, once you pay your fine and carry [.].

From the archives: Are You Applying for a Dental or Health Professional License? Read Our Helpful Tips

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The process of obtaining a dental or health professional license can be challenging and time-consuming. When seeking initial licensure or applying for a license in another state, you should be aware of delays [.].

Appellate Court Reverses Nursing Board’s Revocation of License For Florida Nurse; “Due Process Rights Violated” Says Court of Appeal

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Mental Health Counselors & Social Workers: If You’re Applying for Your Professional License, Read This First!

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The process of obtaining a mental health counselor or social worker professional license can be challenging and time-consuming. When seeking initial licensure or applying for a license in another state, you should be aware of delays in the [.]. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Follow These Simple Rules To Keep Your License & Avoid Complaints If You Are a Counselor or Psychotherapists

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law I represent many mental health counselors, social workers, psychologists, and professional counselors, defending them on complaints being investigated against their professional licenses. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

NIH licenses COVID-19 technologies to WHO-backed program

Healthcare Dive

The agreement, which covers three experimental vaccines as well as several key patents, makes products sold in 49 low-income countries royalty-free

Mental Health Counselors and Psychotherapists: Simple Rules for Keeping Your License and Avoiding Complaints

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law I represent many mental health counselors, social workers, psychologists, and professional counselors, defending them on complaints being investigated against their professional licenses. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Florida Nurse Wins Reversal by Appellate Court of Nursing Board’s Revocation of License; “Due Process Rights Violated” Says Court of Appeal

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Best Practices for Healthcare License Verification and Monitoring

Verisys

Did you know that for every 1,000 licensed healthcare practitioners there will typically be 20 with inactive licenses, 10 with a suspended license, and another six practitioners with either a restricted or revoked license, or on probation? License Expiry.

Is the DEA Knocking on Your Door? What You Need to Know Right Now!

The Health Law Firm Blog

Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation representation voluntary relinquishment of DEA number voluntary relinquishment of licenseBy George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Mental Health Counselors: Follow These Rules To Prevent Complaints and Keep Your Professional License

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Licensed mental health counselors, psychologists, and other mental health care professionals are potential targets of licensure complaints from clients in any practice setting. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Woman Arrested for Practicing Medicine without a License at 7 Nursing Homes

Healthcare Compliance Blog

An investigation by the SCMFCU revealed that between January 15, 2020, and June 13, 2021, the woman allegedly used a State of Georgia Board of Nursing license number belonging to someone else to gain employment as a registered nurse in the seven facilities. Client Alerts client alerts Licens

Florida Medical License Renewal

Florida Health Care Law Firm

In the state of Florida, medical professionals are required to renew their licenses every two years. Keep It Simple: Renew Your Florida Medical License Online and Early. Requirements for Renewing Via a Florida Medical License by Mail. Florida Medical License Renewal Requirements.

SteadyMD snags BlocHealth to bolster clinician licensing, credentialing services

Fierce Healthcare

SteadyMD snags BlocHealth to bolster clinician licensing, credentialing services. hlandi. Tue, 06/21/2022 - 10:49

When the DEA Comes Knocking: 15 Tips For a “Routine” DEA Inspection

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law As the United States continues to open back up from the COVID-19 shutdown, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is resuming on-site routine inspections.

Completing an Application for a Nursing License? Here Are Some Helpful Tips!

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The process of obtaining a nursing or health care professional license is not only challenging, but it’s also time-consuming. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Michigan AG Charges Grand Rapids Physician with Practicing on Suspended License

Healthcare Compliance Blog

With authorization from the Board of Medicine, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs?(LARA) Professional license active status should also be tracked regularly. Discussion Points: Review policies and procedures for verifying the status of professional licenses.

Ongoing License Monitoring Critical to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Provider Trust

Mendez, who was a physician assistant at CCI Therapy Counseling Centers International, was working with a suspended medical license. However, despite his suspended medical license, Mendez continued to treat patients at various mental health clinics in Brownsville, Harlingen, and Pharr, TX.

Google Health licenses breast cancer screening AI to iCAD

Mobi Health News

iCAD will integrate Google Health's AI-enabled tech into its portfolio of breast imaging solutions

SteadyMD Acquires BlocHealth to Enhance Clinician Licensing & Credentialing

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – SteadyMD , a B2B telehealth infrastructure provider that powers high-quality telehealth patient experiences for leaders and innovators in healthcare acquires BlocHealth , a clinician licensing, credentialing, and payer enrollment platform.

Beware Of the Negative Consequences After Discipline on Your Professional License, Part 1 of 2

The Health Law Firm

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Do you have a medical, pharmacist, counselor, or nursing license in more than one state? Do you have a license in more than one profession? Have you been notified that an investigation has been opened against your professional license?

Three Challenges Impacting Healthcare License Verifications

Provider Trust

Organizations across the healthcare continuum have experienced several workforce trends that are creating gaps in license monitoring and verifications. In this post, we’ll explore three current challenges impacting the healthcare license and credential verification process.

SteadyMD Acquires BlocHealth to Bolster Its Clinician Licensing and Credentialing Capabilities

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Health IT Company Healthcare IT BlocHealth Guy Friedman Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare Credentialing Healthcare Licensing Healthcare M&A Jared S.

A Licensed Professional’s Profile is a Complex Mosaic of Data

Verisys

A professional career can take a provider across state lines, and through an evolution of various license types. In order to see the full picture of an individual, the comprehensive whole of each state licensing board across all license types must be searched.

The Do’s and Don’ts If You Are Under Investigation For Discipline on Your Professional License, Part 2

The Health Law Firm Blog

If you are notified that you are under investigation, DO NOT take the easy way out by immediately relinquishing your license. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law You are reading Part 2 of this blog series. To read Part 1, click here.

How Medical Information Bureau (MIB) Reports Can Affect Your Insurance Policy Rates

The Health Law Firm Blog

By Amanda I. Forbes, J.D. When you apply for insurance, an insurance company will look at various factors regarding your history to determine how much your insurance policy will cost.

Virtual care platform 98point6 raises $20M to support licensing vertical

Mobi Health News

The company also announced Washington-based MultiCare Health System will be the first to license its tools for Indigo Health, the health system's hybrid urgent and primary care service

Nursing License Verification: Necessary, But Complex

Provider Trust

License verification, especially nursing license verification, is essential to ensuring that only the most qualified practitioners are seeing your patients. Additionally, of all licensed RNs, 84.5% License Verification Is Incredibly Complex. Blog License Monitoring

Licensed Professional Counselor Sentenced to Prison for $1.3 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 13, 2022, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for defrauding the Connecticut Medicaid Program of more than $1.3 By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., million, announced the U.S. Attorney for the U.S. District of Connecticut. [.].

Enforcement Issues with Interstate Licensing 

YouCompli

This month’s article looks at interstate licensing actions. The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows nurses to have one multistate license with the ability to practice in their home state and other compact states. The nurse had her Texas license suspended as a result.

Preventing unlicensed individuals and subsequent fraudulent claims submission

Healthcare Dive

A closer look at the nuances of monitoring licenses and multi-state medical license compacts

iXensor receives Rohto Pharmaceutical's investment to boost technology licensing

Mobi Health News

The company aims to help the self-testing market grow by licensing its core technology for transforming smartphones into IVD devices

House Physician License in Florida

Florida Health Care Law Firm

If you’re a house physician who has recently moved to Florida from out of state, or out of the country, it’s a good idea to get the ball rolling to get your medical license in Florida. Rather than take a chance on the paperwork taking too long and getting in trouble for practicing without a license, it’s a good idea to reach out to Florida Healthcare Law Firm for help and get started now. How Do I Get a House Physician License in Florida?

State Nursing Boards Delay Nursing Licenses Across the U.S. Even As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

The Health Law Firm Blog

are worsening helped along by state boards and other licensing authorities taking months to process nursing licenses, a recent NPR survey claims. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Staffing shortages at hospitals across the U.S. As a result, thousands of new nurses who want [.].

Illinois Amends Nurse Agency Licensing Act to Bar Non-Competes, Add Reporting, Contract Obligations

Jackson Lewis

Amendments to the Illinois Nurse Agency Licensing Act ( HB 4666 ) aim to promote transparency and protections for healthcare workers, but, in practice, they make it more difficult for nurse staffing agencies to retain employees.

Report: Telemedicine, modernized licensing can help bridge health disparity gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A report by the Commonwealth Fund released this week found pervasive racial and ethnic inequities across all state health systems.

98point6 Announces New Strategic Direction To License Primary Care Platform

Healthcare IT Today

MultiCare Health System will be the first health care system to license the 98point6 virtual care technology within its leading hybrid ambulatory care platform, Indigo Health. Technology accelerates adoption of on-demand care and improves access within health care systems.

No Take-Backs: Moderna’s Attempt to Renege on its Vaccine Patent Pledge

Bill of Health

Legally speaking, patent pledges are comparable to the open source software licenses that underlie much of the world’s technology infrastructure and the Creative Commons licenses that make billions of online images, videos and other content freely available (both discussed here ).