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State medical boards are responding to the national emergency caused by  COVID-19 pandemic while safeguarding the public and assuring patient safety.

COVID-19 Resource Directory

Comprehensive list of state and federal COVID-19 resources.

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State-By-State Emergency Telehealth Information

State-specific information for telehealth providers during COVID-19.

COVID-19 State Legislation

COVID-19 state legislation impacting medical regulation.

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States Modifying CME Requirements

A list of states modifying continuing medical education 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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States Temporarily Waiving Licensure Requirements

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

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State and Federal Resources

State Health Department Updates

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

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HHS Testing Guidance

HHS guidance on prioritizing testing for patients with suspected COVID-19 infection.

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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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Updated CMS Emergency Declarations Blanket Waivers

Information on blanket waivers for health care providers.

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News Releases and Statements

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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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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Coalition for Physician Accountability Statement

Joint statement by the Coalition for Physician Accountability on safeguarding the public and health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Joint Statement on Inappropriate Prescribing

Joint statement with NABP and NCSBN on inappropriate prescribing and dispensing of medications for COVID-19.

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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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