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Information for Consumers

Request a Speaker

If you would like a member of the staff to speak to your organization or civic group please let us know. Include information on how we may contact you, the areas of interest and group/organization name. Click here to send us an email or call us at 208-327-7000.

Discipline and Prelitigation

Our Discipline Section
See the discipline page for information about filing a complaint about a health professional. Forms and information about the process are available there. Check on the status of a provider regarding Board actions or discipline on our license verification site.

Our Prelitigation Section
If you need forms to initiate a medical malpractice prelitigation process or information on how the process works, use this link.

Board Information

Federation of State Medical Boards Consumer Information
Information on state medical boards' purpose, function and consumer information.

Information on physicians in Idaho

Discipline or other Board Actions
Click here to see if there are any discipline or other Board actions listed on a physician or other health care provider licensed by the Board of Medicine.

Information on recent actions taken by the Drug Enforcement Agency

IDACARE Database
Annually updated information provided by health care professionals designed to help you make informed decisions. Created as a result of the Patient Freedom of Information Act. You may search by name, specialty, city or zip code. For license verification and to view Board actions use our license verification link.

Idaho Medical Association
Information about physicians in Idaho is available through the Physician Locator service on this site. Search by specialty or name or other options to find a physician.

Board Certification Verification
The Board of Medicine does not verify specialty board certification. Information and verification of specialty board certification may be found at this link. Click on the "Is My Doctor Board Certified" icon on the opening page.

Information about physicians in other states

AIM DocFinder
Find a doctor in another state using this web site from Administrators in Medicine (AIM).

Federation of State Medical Boards
A national non-profit association with membership consisting of 70 medical licensing authorities.

Information on health services

Help understanding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (H.I.P.A.A.).

How to file a H.I.P.A.A complaint and the Office for Civil Rights Complaint form.

Health and Social Services 
Links to health-related state agencies and services.

Idaho Care Line
For various personal and family needs

Abortion Information
Information for patients

FDA Consumer Information
Information from the US Food and Drug Administration

Information From the CDC
Link to Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Information regarding other licensed health care professionals

Board of Dentistry
Licensure and regulation of dentists and dental hygienists.

Board of Nursing
Regulates nursing practice and education for the purpose of safeguarding the public health, safety and welfare.

Bureau of Occupational Licenses
Provides administrative, investigative, and legal services to twenty-nine individual professional licensing boards including acupuncturists, chiropractors, denturists, hearing aid professionals, morticians, social workers and more.

Some links on this page are to websites maintained by other state agencies or by corporations. The Idaho Board of Medicine is not responsible for the content of these sites.