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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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Celebrating 16 Years!

About Physician Licensing Service Now in our 16th year of business, Physician Licensing Service has been changing the face of healthcare licensure.  We have developed a proven system to remove the barriers common to state medical licenses and get doctors practicing in record time.  Our business model focuses on simplifying the process for all involved […]

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A New Year, A Better Way

. A new year habitually sets the stage for heightened initiative, energy, and commitment. We revisit our core values to actualize our goals so that we may propel along the continuum of progress & achievement. And as our staff members here at Physician Licensing Service realign themselves personally and individually to offer their best selves […]

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Important Information for Physicians Licensed in Kentucky

Recent legislation in Kentucky requires all physicians licensed in Kentucky authorized to prescribe or dispense controlled substances to register with the eKASPER system. This includes physicians who are licensed in Kentucky and practicing out of state. Failure to register may result in action against a physician’s license. Registration is free & available at http://chfs.ky.gov/os/oig/KASPER.htm.

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Physicians Burning Out

New research shows that U.S. physicians suffer from more burnout than other workers in the country. The study’s authors note several factors for the burnout, including the impact of indirect clinical tasks such as paperwork getting in the way of the physician-patient relationship. With the rising trends & growing demands on our overtaxed physicians & […]

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