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The nation’s state medical boards are working to address the impact COVID-19 is having in our communities. This webpage will be updated with resources to inform and assist state boards and the public.

Recommendations for License Portability During Pandemics

Guidance for federal, state, and local governments and government agencies seeking emergency changes to licensure requirements.

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States Expediting Licenses for Retired Physicians

A list of states expediting licenses for retired/inactive physicians.

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State Emergency Declarations and Licensing Waivers

A list of states declaring emergency declarations and details on licensing waivers.

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PDC Access Expanded for Hospitals

The PDC is waiving fees and expanding access to hospitals and eligible parties in response to COVID-19.

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Updated CMS Blanket Waivers

Information on blanket waivers for health care providers.

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Joint Statement on Inappropriate Prescribing

Inappropriate prescribing and dispensing of medications for COVID-19.

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Licensing and Regulatory Organizations Issue Joint Statement

U.S. regulatory boards offer support for member boards and health care professionals delivering care during COVID-19 pandemic.

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FSMB Letter to Vice President Pence

FSMB letter to Vice President Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force on expanding free access to the Physician Data Center (PDC).

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FSMB COVID-19 Statement

The FSMB stands ready to assist our member state medical boards and state health departments in accurately verifying medical licenses.

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State Health Department Updates

Find your state health department for information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and more.

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CDC Updates

Resources and updates from the CDC on COVID-19.

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