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April 28, 2017
Effective June 1, 2017, the Arkansas State Medical Board will roll out the first phase of their CCVS ordering changes. These changes have been discussed at various meetings over the past year and the time has come to make them effective for the benefit of our customers, physicians and the ASMB/CCVS. Prior to placing an order for a CCVS profile, the customer organization must provide the following items, if they are not current or on file with the CCVS:

  • Organization Specific Authorization and Release – the Organization name must be entered exactly as it is listed on the CCVS customer’s current account. Abbreviations (unless listed on their account), altered forms and blank lines will not be accepted. The A&R must be current within the two-year time from the signature date. Organization-specific A&Rs can be found on the CCVS website at
  • Current ASMB Authorization and Release – This is the Board A&R the physician is supposed to sign once a year at license renewal. It must be current within the two-year time frame with no alterations to the form. It can be found on the ASMB web site at
  • Current CCVS Attestation – Signature date must be within 120 days. Form can be found online or at
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Must be dated within 120 days. Active Arkansas License – Please check the license status prior to ordering a CCVS profile. This verification is free at If you need assistance, please contact us.
In addition, the ASMB/CCVS new payment option of credit card only will be implemented on June 1, 2017.

January 10, 2017
New Office Hours
Effective January 17, 2017, the new office hours will be
8:00am - 4:30pm.

Additional Resources
Regulation 30 (Collaborative Practice Regulation) - Effective Date to be Determined
How long does a physician have to keep medical records?
How do I change my address?
How do I request a duplicate copy of a license?
Can I get a list of active MD's, DO's, PA's, RA's, etc. for a mailing list?
Is board certification required to have an Arkansas medical license?
How do I change my name?
What are the postgraduate training requirements to be eligible for an Arkansas medical license?
My physician won't give me my medical records. What can I do to get them?
What does the term revoked/stayed mean?
Does Arkansas have a state controlled substance license?
What are the maximum number of attempts for the USMLE to still be eligible for an Arkansas medical license?
Can the verification forms for Licensure be faxed to your office?
Does ASMB accept the FCVS to obtain a license?
Graduate Registered Physician Application Pack
Regulation 38 - Effective December 25, 2016
Does your Board accept VeriDoc for other state license verifications?
What if I have had an Arkansas medical license before, but it has been expired for longer than three years?
Can you please clarify if physicians are able to sell prescription products out of their office?
Does a physician have to have an AR license to practice in the VA system?
Is an appearance required to receive the medical license?
We use electronic records. On prescriptions, can I use a rubber signature stamp? I am the only one that uses it.
Does a physician need an Arkansas medical license to testify as an expert witness in court?
Is an appearance required to receive the medical license?
Can an MD hire AA's (Anesthesiologist Assistants)?