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Rhode Island Summary of State Laws & Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions


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.

There is no Rhode Island statute addressing med spa ownership. Rhode Island does not have a clear prohibition on the corporate practice of medicine, and it is >>Read More

The Rhode Island law governing medical licensure and discipline indicates that it is "unprofessional conduct” for >>Read More

Physician assistants and registered nurse practitioners may>>Read More

Yes; provided, however, that the use of>>Read More

Although procedures may be performed by an appropriately trained>>Read More

Rhode Island law is not specific on this point, but the Rhode Island medical board advised in January 2014>>Read More

Non-physicians may perform laser treatments>>Read More

So long as doing so is within>>Read More

The injection of Botox and other chemicals is considered a medical procedure in Rhode Island. Although these procedures may be performed by an appropriately trained>>Read More



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