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One doctor, 50 licenses? Yes. De facto national licensing becoming a reality through telepractice

As remote delivery of professional services through telepractice becomes increasingly common, the prospect of national licensure, so long feared by many, is looking more likely all the time. But it's not happening through a targeted federal program; in medicine, it's popping up where licensees in one state decide to pursue licenses in all the rest.

With the surge in telemedicine, some physicians have sought and secured a license in all or nearly all U.S. jurisdictions. The companies CirrusMD and Lemonaid are examples . . .

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