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September 10, 2015

The Arkansas State Medical Board's CVO, Centralized Credentials Verification Service (CCVS), received official notification on September 10, 2015 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

Medicare/Medicaid Sanctions

Medical Board Sanctions

Work History


Certification is considered current and in good standing for a period of TWO years and will expire in September 2017. Click here for more information on NCQA.

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