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Maintain Your Profile
Division of Medical Quality Assurance
- (850) 488-0595
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Mail Bin C00
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Practitioner’s Guide to Completing and Updating the Profile (pdf)
In 1997, the Florida Legislature passed a law requiring the Department of Health to maintain profiles on certain health professionals licensed in Florida. The law also specified the information to be maintained, how it was to be reported, and other requirements dealing with compiling and updating the information in the profiles. Chapter 456.042, Florida Statutes, requires practitioners to update profile information within 15 days after the final activity that renders such information a fact. You can review, confirm, or make changes the information that will be published in your practitioner profile.
The Department wants to ensure the information we publish is accurate. Accordingly, we ask that you review your profile for any changes, corrections, and/or omissions. We do not accept curriculum vitae or resumes in place of you providing specific information. Changes, excluding education and training, year began practicing, and liability claims, can be made to your profile electronically by logging into your account with your user ID and password at www.flhealthsource.gov. You may also submit changes by mail to:
Department of Health
Licensing Support Services
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-10
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3260
Attention Newly Licensed Practitioners
Chapter 456.041(8), Florida Statutes, requires you to submit changes to your profile within thirty (30) days from receipt of notification of your initial license. If you do not make changes within thirty (30) days, your profile will be automatically published.
The online renewal process has improved including updating your Practitioner Profile. You will be required to register as a new user and add your license to your account. This is a one-time process that takes approximately 5-10 minutes. Once you have added your health care practitioner license(s) to your user account, you will experience a streamlined, more user friendly process to update your Practitioner Profile.
1) Visit www.FLHealthSource.gov, select Provider Services and click Update Profile
2) Select No and follow the prompts for new user registration using a valid email address
3) Add your license to your account dashboard
4) On your dashboard, select Review, Update & Confirm Profile from Manage My License pulldown menu
5) Make any necessary changes to your Practitioner Profile and click "Submit" to complete your update.
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