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News and Announcements

September 16, 2016
Full Board
The Board Meeting dates have been scheduled for the year

July 8, 2016
Free Detailed License Verifications and Board Orders
At the June 2016 meeting the Board voted that requests for Detailed License Verifications and/or Board Orders will no longer require the $15.00 fee.  As of July 8, 2016 all Requestors should go to the License Search tab on the Board's website to obtain the information.  The Requestor should request a Detailed License Verification for the desired practitioner and if Board Orders are applicable, a button will be available to submit a request for the Board Orders.  This fee change does NOT involve Certifications.

September 10, 2015

The Arkansas State Medical Board's CVO, Centralized Credentials Verification Service (CCVS), received official notification on September 10, 2015 of their recent achievement of recertification under the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in the following eight of eight requested credentials elements:


Application Processing

Education and Training

DEA Certification

CVO Application and Attestation Content

License to Practice

Medicare/Medicaid Sanctions

Medical Board Sanctions

Work History


Certification is considered current and in good standing for a period of TWO years and will expire in September 2017. Click here for more information on NCQA.

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?
What does the term revoked/stayed mean?
My physician won't give me my medical records. What can I do to get them?
What are the postgraduate training requirements to be eligible for an Arkansas medical license?
How do I change my name?
Does Arkansas have a state controlled substance license?
Regulation 39 - Effective April 1, 2016
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 your Board accept VeriDoc for other state license verifications?
Does ASMB accept the FCVS to obtain a license?
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?
Is an appearance required to receive the medical license?
Does a physician have to have an AR license to practice in the VA system?
We use electronic records. On prescriptions, can I use a rubber signature stamp? I am the only one that uses it.
Amendment to Regulation 36
Amendment to Regulation 2.8 - Effective September 6, 2016
Does a physician need an Arkansas medical license to testify as an expert witness in court?
Can an MD hire AA's (Anesthesiologist Assistants)?