17 March 2020 – Physicians who have retired within past year will have their licenses reactivated upon request

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase healthcare workforce
Level of Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: “All physicians who have retired in good standing within one year (…) shall have their licences immediately reactivated upon request. all physicians in good standing whose licenses have or will come up for renweal during the state of emergency shall have their renewal date extended until 90 days after the end of the emergency. physicians licensed in antoher state (…) shall be issues an emergency Massachusetts license”
Full details here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/march-17-2020-expand-access-to-physician-services-order/download