Author: Adrienne Hersh, JD, ICS Legal Counsel

CHILD ABUSE REPORTER TRAINING REQUIRED FOR LICENSE RENEWAL

CHILD ABUSE REPORTER TRAINING REQUIRED FOR LICENSE RENEWAL

Illinois licensed physicians are included in a list of “mandated reporters” who must notify the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) when they have reasonable cause to believe that a child may be abused or neglected. All mandated reporters, including physicians, must now complete DCFS mandated reporter training under a recent amendment to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, effective January 1, 2020.[i]

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How to Legally Claim Specialties in Advertising

How to Legally Claim Specialties in Advertising

The Illinois Medical Practice Act permits physicians to advertise “information pertaining to the person’s area of specialization, including appropriate board certification or limitation of professional practice.” The IDFPR interprets this provision to allow advertising of specialty certifications issued by the American Chiropractic Association…

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