Medical licenses for physicians (MDs, DOs) and other health professionals are issued and regulated by the state of Michigan. Find information about verifying licensure, disciplinary actions, and filing a complaint against a licensed health professional.
The MSMS-MOA Scope of Practice Guidebook clarifies the legal parameters, or “scope,” that Michigan physicians and other health professionals can practice within. It also clearly articulates the differences in education and training between physicians (MD, DO) and other health professionals.
The Michigan Department of Insurance & Financial Services (DIFS) regulates all licensed insurance and financial entities in Michigan, and offers assistance to consumers.
The Michigan Dept. of Community Health (MDCH) offers information about immunizations, healthy mothers and babies, mental health services, public health outbreaks, emergency preparedness, and more.
The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), part of the US Dept. of Health & Human Services, helps people make more informed decisions about their health care through resources such as news articles, checklists, audio podcasts, videos, and more.
The Michigan Dept. of Licensing & Regulatory (LARA) offers information about the licensing and regulation of health facilities (hospitals, clinics, medical practices, long-term care facilities, labs, etc.).