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Pennsylvania Summary of State Laws & Regulations

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Disclaimer: The information and answers contained in these frequently asked questions provide a general guide to certain laws that apply to "medical spas" in this particular state. The information on this site is for general reference only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as medical spa legalities and regulations change very frequently. This information is not intended to provide legal advice, and it should not be relied upon as legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers: You should not act upon this information without seeking knowledgeable legal counsel that takes the laws of your jurisdiction into account. All uses of the content of this site, other than personal uses, are prohibited.

Medical spas were developed to offer certain >>Read More

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If a non-professional business owned by non-physicians employs >>Read More

In Pennsylvania, non-physicians >>Read More

Non-physicians (including MSOs) may >>Read More

An unlicensed person or entity that violates the>>Read More

Under Pennsylvania law it is considered a “kickback” if >>Read More

A physician, nurse, PA, or NP >>Read More

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An unlicensed person or entity may >>Read More

As long as the retail products are >>Read More

Prescription and nonprescription medicines, drugs, and medical devices are >>Read More

Pennsylvania does not>>Read More

Pennsylvania law does not>>Read More

The injection of Botox and other injectables is>>Read More

"Whether the physician must be on-site depends upon >>Read More

A medical assistant (MA) is >>Read More

Registered nurses only require general oversight when >>Read More

Medical spas can hire licensed cosmetologists or estheticians if >>Read More

When prescribing, administering or dispensing drugs>>Read More

In Pennsylvania, a physician is>>Read More

A medical spa is >>Read More

As long as the advertisements are>>Read More

Pennsylvania has>>Read More

In Pennsylvania, medical spas are >>Read More

The physician-patient relationship is >>Read More

Informed consent is >>Read More

HIPAA allows covered health care providers>>Read More

When communicating on social media, a medical spa should >>Read More

OSHA is a federal organization >>Read More

HIPAA is federal law >>Read More

Pennsylvania has the>>Read More

A DEA registration number is >>Read More

The FDA is a regulatory agency that protects >>Read More

While food, drugs, and medical devices are >>Read More

The term "medical director" implies >>Read More

Microneedling, laser or intense pulse light devices >>Read More



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