Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
Community Search
Utah Summary of State Laws & Regulations
Share |

Who can own a medical spa?

There is no specific Utah law which defines who may own a medical spa in Utah. Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as

>>Read More

Can a nurse, esthetician, Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) own a med spa by employing a medical director?

There is no specific Utah law which defines who may own a medical spa in Utah. Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as

>>Read More

Can a nurse, esthetician, PA or NP take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?

Utah law does

>>Read More

Does a physician have to examine every new patient before the patient is treated?

Utah law defines supervision of cosmetic medical procedures within two "delegation groups.” Delegation Group A includes a physician assistant if acting under the supervision of a physician as set forth in the delegation of services agreement, a

>>Read More

What about Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners – can they see new patients or must it always be a physician?

See answer to the prior question. This depends on

>>Read More

Can physicians delegate medical tasks and duties to non-physicians?

The type of "tasks” which may be delegated depends on many factors. See

>>Read More

Does a physician have to be present at the med spa at all times?

A Utah "cosmetic medical facility” requires the hiring of a "supervisor” who "performs the supervision required [by statute].” A "supervisor” means a physician acting within the scope of his or her practice or an advanced practice registered nurse acting within the scope of his or her practice.

Utah law also defines three categories of supervision for cosmetic medical procedures: (1) direct cosmetic medical procedure supervision;

>>Read More

Who can perform laser treatments?

For a nonablative cosmetic laser procedure, a physician or an advanced practice registered nurse "supervisor” (as defined by law) must develop a treatment plan for the procedure. The supervisor must then "conduct a hair removal review, or delegate the hair removal review to a member of delegation group A, of the patient prior to initiating treatment or a series of treatments;

>>Read More

Can Estheticians Perform Laser Treatments?

See answer to prior question.

Botox and other Injectable Fillers: Who can inject?

Utah law does not expressly describe who may or may not inject Botox or other injectable fillers. Thus, one should look to the statutory and regulatory laws regarding each medical profession for guidance. For example, the physician statute describes

>>Read More

Can a dentist own a medical spa?

There is no specific Utah law which defines who may own a medical spa in Utah. Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as a "physician’s office or a facility

>>Read More

Can a dentist serve as a medical director at a medical spa?

Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as a "physician’s office or a facility >>Read More

Can dentists inject Botox?

Utah law does not expressly define whether dentists may inject Botox. Thus, one should consider the general statutory and regulatory laws for dentists to determine whether a dentist may inject Botox. The dental practice act defines the practice of dentistry as, among other things,

>>Read More

Can dentists perform laser treatments?

Under current Utah law, dentists

>>Read More


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 contained on this site is for general reference only. 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.

Summary updated July 2014

LEGAL SPOTLIGHT
The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) is powered by ByrdAdatto, the leading law firm in the medical aesthetics industry. The law firm of ByrdAdatto was formed for one simple reason: to help business and health care professionals navigate the complicated maze of business and health care legal issues that come with owning a successful business. You take care of business. We take care of you. For more information, please call 888-827-8860 or email legal@americanmedspa.org.
ByrdAdatto
STATE RESOURCE LINKS
more Calendar

6/7/2017 » 6/11/2017
VCS 2017

7/10/2017 » 7/11/2017
AmSpa Medical Spa Boot Camp Dallas

7/15/2017 » 7/16/2017
Write Your Book in One Weekend

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal