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December 29, 2014
Amendments to Regulations 3 and 14
At the December 2014 meeting the Board adopted amendments to Regulations 3 and 14, governing licensure requirements for physicians.  The effective date of these amendments is February 1, 2015. Additional Information is available at Forms and Publications

December 29, 2014
Regulation 36
At the December 2014 meeting the Board adopted Regulation 36 Testing for Heartbeat in Unborn Children.  The effective date of this regulation is February 1, 2015. Additional Information is available at Forms and Publications

December 29, 2014
Amendment to Regulation 2
The Arkansas State Medical Board will conduct a public hearing involving a proposed amendment to Regulation 2, Section 8, Minimum Requirements for Establishing a Physician/Patient Relationship, on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8:45 a.m.  The public hearing will be held at the Medical Board office. Additional Information is available at Forms and Publications

December 29, 2014
Amendment to Regulation 6
The Arkansas State Medical Board will conduct a public hearing involving a proposed amendment to Regulation 6 governing occupational therapy on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8:50 a.m.  This public hearing will be held at the Medical Board office. Additional Information is available at Forms and Publications

September 1, 2013
NCQA RECERTIFICATION
The Arkansas State Medical Board's CVO, Centralized Credentials Verification Service (CCVS), received final notification on September 16, 2013 of their recent achievement of recertification under the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in the following eight of eight requested credentials elements:

Application Processing
Education and Training
DEA Certification
CVO Application and Attestation Content
License to Practice
Medical Board Sanctions
Medicare/Medicaid Sanctions
Work History

Certification is considered current and in good standing for a period of TWO years and will expire in September 2015. Additional Information is available at
NCQA

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