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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
Generally, because medical spas >>Read More
Unlicensed persons may >>Read More
If I'm not a doctor, can I employ a "Medical Director" to provide medical services for my medical spa?
A business owned by a non-physician that employs a physician to render medical services and >>Read More
Non-physicians may >>Read More
Non-physicians may >>Read More
What are the penalties for improperly owning a medical spa by violating the Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine?
An unlicensed person or entity that violates the ban on the corporate practice of medicine >>Read More
I’ve heard that providing gift cards or reward programs in exchange for referrals is a “kickback.” Is this true? What are kickbacks?
Under Texas law it is considered a “kickback” to offer >>Read More
Can a nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
Texas law specifically >>Read More
In Texas, a medical spa >>Read More
An unlicensed person or entity may >>Read More
Texas does not >>Read More
In Texas, Botox parties >>Read More
In Texas, a person who performs >>Read More
Once a physician or a midlevel practitioner >>Read More
Texas law >>Read More
The Texas Medical Board has given >>Read More
Can a med spa hire an aesthetician to perform nonmedical dermabrasion, cosmetic facial and skin treatments?
In Texas, physicians >>Read More
Prior to authorizing a nonsurgical cosmetic procedure >>Read More
Both physician assistants and nurse practitioners are >>Read More
A medical spa is considered to be, >>Read More
Medical spas are >>Read More
When is a physician-patient relationship needed? How is it established? Is a physician-patient relationship established by a consultation?
The physician-patient relationship is needed >>Read More
Informed consent is >>Read More
Physicians should >>Read More
If a patient posted a message or a review on a medical spa’s social media page, can and how should the medical spa respond?
When communicating on social media, a medical spa should >>Read More
OSHA is a federal organization >>Read More
HIPAA is federal law >>Read More
The Texas Medical >>Read More
A DEA registration number is >>Read More
The FDA is a regulatory agency that protects the public health by >>Read More
Generally >>Read More
The term "medical director" implies >>Read More
Who can legally perform the following treatments: microneedling; lasers/light-emitting devices; dermaplaning; Coolsculpting; permanent makeup?
Microneedling, laser or intense pulse light devices >>Read More
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