Verified Identity Platform Merit Launches ‘ReadyNow’ Medical License Reciprocity Program to Aid Nationwide COVID-19 Response

Digital licensing and verification for medical professionals cuts administrative barriers so medical personnel can respond to the crisis across state lines

MILLBRAE, Calif. -Verified identity platform Merit today announced that it is offering every state the opportunity to digitally connect medical licensing systems, eliminating administrative barriers and allowing medical professionals greater freedom to assist COVID-19 response efforts, even across state lines. Merit ReadyNow is offered to all 50 states at no cost to states, medical professionals, or anyone that needs to verify credentials, and partners can be onboarded within days.

Over 1,000 public and private sector agencies and organizations currently use Merit for professional licensing, occupational regulation, workforce development, recreation, and other digital credentialing needs. Merit is actively engaged with emergency response organizations such as the University of Utah’s Online CERT training program and the Listos California initiative, aimed at improving community preparedness and resilience.

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