IDFPR Expands COVID-19 Healthcare Professionals List

April 8, 2020

At the urging of IHA, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has expanded the categories of healthcare professionals licensed and in good standing in other states who can provide healthcare in Illinois during the COVID-19 public emergency under the direction of IDPH and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, suspending the requirements for permanent licensure.

The additional categories include: dietitian nutritionist, clinical professional counselor, professional counselor, physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, social worker, occupational therapist, occupational therapist assistant and pharmacist.