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December 30, 2017

Wired magazine reports that telehealth requires practitioners to develop specialized skills in interacting with patients and clients through technology.  Read more. …

Vermont changes licensing laws to help recruit addiction counselors

October 17, 2017

Vermont streamlines licensing for addiction counselors to address the state’s opioid crisis. Read more. …

Waiving fees for hurricane evacuees

October 9, 2017

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Florida Governor Rick Scott waived occupational licensing fees for individuals relocating from Puerto Rico. Read …

Congress is coming at CMS from all angles with telehealth bills

August 8, 2017

With the CONNECT for Health Act foundering in committee, legislators are filing several bills targeting different Medicare restrictions on the expansion of telemedicine and telehealth …

Texas Department of State Health Services: Special message for military personnel, spouses, and veterans

March 22, 2017

The State of Texas recognizes the contributions of our active duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans. The Texas Department of State Health Services …

Licensing by comity for engineers

March 22, 2017

National Council of Examiners in Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) has an established system for storing records to facilitate licensure by comity. Read more about it. …

Beauty Industry Leaders Form Coalition to Reform Industry Standards and Protect Consumers Against Dangerous Deregulation Measures

February 23, 2017

Read more about the Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition. …

Military family licensure problems in congressional crosshairs

February 17, 2017

Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing in February highlighted the disconnect between military family life and the states’ professional credentialing systems for truck drivers, …

The high-tech social worker: myth or reality?

January 30, 2017

Cover story from the January/February 2017 Social Work Today explores the challenges and advantages of technology in social work practice. Read the full article. …
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