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May 7, 2019
Telephone Scam Involving Practitioner Licenses

A number of licensees have called the Board regarding phone calls they have received stating that their Arkansas license could be in jeopardy. In some of these calls, the person poses as a DEA agent or states that they are calling on behalf of the Arkansas State Medical Board. If you receive such a call, do not provide the caller with any identifying information. Be advised that action on your license would not be initiated by a phone call. If you receive a call and have questions regarding the status of your license, call the Board office at 501-296-1802.

June 1, 2018
Amendment to Regulation 17 Effective Date

At the April 2018 meeting, the Board adopted an amendment to Regulation 17 governing continuing medical education (CME) to include one hour of prescribing education for physicians and physician assistants within the 20 hours of CME currently required. The effective date of this change is June 13, 2018. The one hour of prescribing CME will be required starting in the 2019 renewal cycle.

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