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February 2013


A Polsinelli Shughart Update for Illinois Providers

Cuts in Services May Leave Bigger Wounds


The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Sends Open Letter on Physician Licensing Delays

In a recent open letter, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (the "Department") advised providers of cuts in the Department's Medical Unit that will negatively impact the state's healthcare profession. The open letter explained that the Department's costs have doubled, in part due to physicians' fee levels remaining unchanged since 1987 and due to a cut in funding, the Department can no longer provide the level of service previously provided in processing physician license applications and renewals.

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