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Effective August 18, 2017, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation (“Division”) adopted new rules related to patient counseling that will affect the practice of pharmacy.
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.