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Why Medical Licensing In Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, Part II

In this installment of Why Medical Licensing in Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, we will cover some eligibility requirements, time-frames & expectations. What you need to know: Expiration:  Applications usually expire after 1 year from the date it is received by the Board This Board does not accept FCVS profiles. Interview:  Not required The Board loses an average […]

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Why Medical Licensing In Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, Part 1

If you’ve ever made event the most rudimentary inquiries into researching the requirements for a Physician License in Puerto Rico, then you’ve likely come up against an impenetrable wall.  The Puerto Rico Medical Board won’t answer their phones of e-mails most of the time, and doesn’t even have a useable website containing pertinent information – […]

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A Record Setting Year for Physician Licensing Service

2013 was a record setting year for PLS.  During the year we strategized and implemented a broad-scale restructure in an effort to improve leadership, increase efficiency, and make our innovative licensing processes even more effective.  The result from this introspection is even better licensing services to both individual doctors and large corporate clients alike.  Our […]

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“Ground Rules” When Applying For Medical Licensure

The American Medical Association has put together what they call “ground rules” when applying for medical licensure.  Here are some highlights of the article we found interesting and what Physician Licensing Service does to help.   Increasing public demand for protection, coupled with the growth in the number and sophistication of fraudulent practitioners over the […]

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Medical Licensing Expenses Are Tax Deductible

Medical Licensing Expenses Are Tax Deductible   Physician licensing can be expensive. The average medical license initially costs around $1500 for fees and verifications. Add physician licensing service assistance (which can cut the medical licensing time by up to 40% and allow you to start working much sooner), and your total can run around $2100-$2300. […]

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Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions – Part Two

Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions, Part Two My current state license already verified my medical school and post graduate training. Can’t another state just get the results from them?   “Primary Source Verification” is a commonly misunderstood concept in the licensing and credentialing process.   Many applicants are unaware that their methodical information (exams, medical school […]

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When to Hire a Medical Licensing Company – Part One

When to Hire a Medical Licensing Company- Part One   In a perfect world, medical licensing would not be as onerous or difficult as it is in reality and you would not have to decide whether to pursue licensing on your own or hire an independent medical licensing agency to assist you.   There are […]

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Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions

Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions   1.     Getting the application to the medical board is the most important part of starting my license… Humans are linear thinkers – we like timelines and rational processes and we really like our numbers to run in sequence: 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.; so we get easily frustrated and panicky […]

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Physician License Eligibility: Post Graduate Training

Post Graduate Training Requirements This week, we continue discussion in our eligibility series. Previously, we talked about the 7 Year Rule and how this differs from the 10 Year Rule, both of which can quickly put up road blocks to a physician medical license.  Your next question should be, “Do I have enough post graduate training to qualify for this […]

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PLS President Honored

President of Physician Licensing Service receives the Patriot Award Earlier this week, Founder and President of Physician Licensing Service, Jon Law, received the Patriot Award from the National Committee of ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve) in recognition for his on-going support of our very own serviceman, Joey Whaley, as he tends to […]

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