Who can own a medical spa?
Under the Minnesota Professional Firms Act, Minn. Stat. 319B.01, et. seq., a professional firm is a firm that provides medical or surgical services, as well as nursing or physician’s assistant services. Such professional firms can be owned by professionals who are licensed to perform the pertinent professional services. Thus,
Who can manage a medical spa?
Similar to ownership, the governance of a professional firm in Minnesota must rest with
Can a nurse, esthetician, PA or NP take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
The medical corporation (or physician) can pay its employees, like nurses and estheticians, a reasonable salary. However,
Does a physician have to examine every new patient before the patient is treated?
Minnesota law does
Does a physician have to be present at the med spa at all times?
A physician does
Who can perform laser treatments?
Under the Minnesota Medical Practice Act, the practice of medicine is defined to include invasive and noninvasive procedures involving the use of a laser or laser assisted devise. Minn. Stat. 147.081 §4. Physicians are
Botox and other Injectable Fillers: Who can inject?
Injections of any kind to correct or treat an infirmity or defect are considered the practice of medicine in Minnesota. However, this does
Can a Dentist Own a Medical Spa?
A dentist may be an owner of a med spa if
Can dentists inject Botox or perform laser treatments?
The Minnesota Dentistry Act, Minn. Stat. 150A.01, et seq. does not specifically
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Summary updated January 2015