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Beth Carter,
OBCE Executive Director

Mark Mitchell,
OK.gov General Manager
405.524.3468 Ext. 120

State Encourages Chiropractors to Renew Online
Online Renewals are Secure, Convenient, and Reduces Paper Consumption

OKLAHOMA CITY – July 25, 2008 – Renewing licenses is often a cumbersome paper intensive process and in its second year of online license renewals, the Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners (OBCE) reminds chiropractors that renewing online saves time, money, and consumption of paper. In fact, more than 300 sheets of paper, 300 envelopes, and 300 stamps have been saved in the first year of service, and saving the board $4,000 and 120 employee hours through the use of online renewals. Chiropractic physicians can access the online renewal service at http://www.chirorenewal.ok.gov.

“Instead of having our Chiropractic professionals mail in their renewal forms, we take pride in providing them with the option of renewing online,” said Beth Carter, Executive Director of OBCE. “We would like to encourage all Chiropractic professionals to renew online, because it is easy, secure, and fast.”

The online renewal service enables licensees to pay online with Visa, MasterCard and electronic check payments utilizing OK.gov’s secure payment engine. Upon completing the renewal process and approval from the board, licensees can print their certificates, thus reducing mailing and printing costs for the state.

The online renewal service is a product of a partnership between the OBCE and OK.gov, Oklahoma’s Official Web site managed by the eGovernment firm, NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About the Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The board’s mission is to regulate the qualification for licensure and examination of chiropractors, approve educational programs required for annual license renewal and to foster higher professional standards relative to the practice of Chiropractic in Oklahoma. Additional information is available at http://www.chiropracticboard.ok.gov.

About OK.gov
OK.gov (http://www.ok.gov) built and manages the official Web site for the state of Oklahoma and partners with state agencies to bring new government services online. OK.gov is managed by the Oklahoma Office of State Finance and eGovernment firm NIC Inc. 

About NIC
NIC manages more eGovernment services than any provider in the world. The company helps government communicate more effectively with citizens and businesses by putting essential services online.  NIC provides eGovernment solutions for 2,900 state and local agencies that serve more than 69 million people in the United States.  Additional information is available at http://www.nicusa.com.


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