The US Department of Transportation (DOT) through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued final rules late last month that laid out the requirements for health care providers to become certified Medical Examiners and issue medical certificates for commercial motor vehicle drivers. The rule was finalized after many years of work and development, and as expected, Chiropractic Physicians are included in the list of health care providers that are qualified to become Medical Examiners.
Since its initial passage in 1996, the HIPAA law has been implemented and expanded by regulations that have not always been easily understood by providers. This article is intended to consolidate and update ICS information about access to, disclosure of, and copying fees for patient medical records.
A health care professional who is licensed to practice in another state or country is not required to have an Illinois license when providing care to athletes during events in Illinois if certain conditions are met.