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|Virginia Summary of State Laws & Regulations|
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.
In Virginia the legal issue is not about "ownership” per se, but rather the operation, supervision and delegation of various medical services>>Read More
In Virginia the legal issue is >>Read More
Can a nurse, esthetician, PA, or NP take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
Fee splitting Virginia code §54.1-2962 (2007)>>Read More
Does a doctor have to examine every new patient before the patient is treated? What about PAs and NPs—can they see new patients or does it have to be a physician?
A physician does>>Read More
As discussed in Question 4, a physician>>Read More
Va. Code § 54.1-2952 specifically provides that "the requirement for physician>>Read More
In Virginia, whether the specific laser treatment at issue falls within the definition of "practice of medicine” as provided by>>Read More
Va. Code § 54.1-700 describes "esthetics” as the performance of>>Read More
Virginia has not passed any code provisions or regulations dealing specifically with the injection of Botox and other fillers. Because Botox and other fillers are schedule VI controlled substances in Virginia, laws and regulations governing>>Read More
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