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Oklahoma to Launch Redesigned Licensing System for Speech-Language Providers Nov. 1

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The Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (OBESPA) will launch a redesigned licensing system for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The new system will be launched November 1, just in time for the annual license renewal.

The new licensing system features a more aesthetically pleasing look and added functionality to make utilizing the system more navigable for licensees.

“It’s important that OBESPA provide an informative, user-friendly, and functional application process to speech-language pathology and audiology providers in Oklahoma,” OBESPA Chair, Tracy Grammer, MS, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow said.

The new Licensure Application and Renewal System is designed to include a “license wizard” that walks each licensee through the application based on the need of the user, they are registering for a new license, renewing a current license, deactivating a license, or reactivating an existing license.

In addition, each applicant now has the ability to view a thumbnail of the image that will appear on his or her license and have the ability to upload another image. In addition, they will have the ability to print an online license wallet card instantly upon completing a license renewal application.

For more information about the Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Licensure (OBESPA) Application and Renewal System, visit ok.gov/obespa. The online service is a product of a partnership between OBESPA and OK.gov, Oklahoma’s official website managed by the eGovernment firm, NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV).

About the Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

The Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is the only agency in the state regulating health care services in the area of communicative disorders of the speech, language and hearing mechanisms. Learn more about the Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at http://ok.gov/obespa/.

About OK.gov

OK.gov is the official website of the state of Oklahoma and a collaborative partnership between the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) and Oklahoma Interactive, LLC to help Oklahoma government entities Web-enable their services and operates without tax funds through a partnership between the state and Oklahoma Interactive, LLC. OMES is responsible for OK.gov. Oklahoma Interactive builds, operates, maintains, and markets OK.gov and is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) is the nation’s leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

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