Everything you need to know

NPI Number

For step-by-step instructions on applying for your NPI number, click on the link below.

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State Licensing

Select your specific type of license to find more information about your specific state's requirements.

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DEA Certificate

As of January 2017, rather than receiving a second renewal notification by mail, your renewal notification will arrive via electronic transmission. This will be sent to the email address provided with your DEA registration. For additional DEA details and information on registering for a certificate or reverting a certificate address, click on the link below.

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Advanced Practitioner State Laws & Regulations

For definitions and requirements for advanced practitioners for each state, use the resources provided below.

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Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact offers qualified physicians an expedited route to obtain licensure in participating states across the U.S.

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Malpractice Insurance

Medico Solutions coordinates comprehensive A-rated medical malpractice insurance at no charge for each locum tenens physician and advanced practitioner who serve at our clients’ facilities.If the state requires enrollment in the state patient compensation funds, we will assist you through the enrollment process.

Tax Support

All locum tenens providers work as independent contractors. We cannot provide tax advice, but do encourage our physicians and advanced practitioners to contact their tax advisor about taking advantage of certain tax benefits allowed.You will be responsible for filing any state, federal, Medicare, or Social Security taxes.For this purpose, you will be issued an IRS1099- MISC form, in place of an IRS W2 form.