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AmSpa California Regulatory Workshop

Created specifically for California, AmSpa’s State-based Regulatory Workshops offer physicians and medical spa owners a forum to learn more about medical aesthetic and medical spa laws and regulations for their states. Space is limited! Hurry: Early Bird pricing ends February 13, 2015!

When: Saturday, March 28, 2015
From 8 AM - 5 PM
Where: Nelson Hardiman Law Firm
11835 W. Olympic Blvd.
9th Floor
Los Angeles, California  90064
United States
Contact: Cathy Christensen

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Created specifically for certain states, AmSpa’s State-based Regulatory Workshops offer physicians and medical spa owners a forum to learn more about medical aesthetic and medical spa laws and regulations for their states.

 Turbo Medical Marketing
Food and beverages at this event have been sponsored by Turbo Medical Marketing

Attendees are eligible to receive the book Risk Management for the Practicing Physician from OJM Group, nationally accredited for 5.5 hours of Category I continuing medical education (CME). Co-written by OJM Group principals and a practicing physician, this 104-page monograph includes chapters on providing care in today’s malpractice environment; liability and the doctor-patient relationship; managing diagnosis-related liability; and more. OJM Group is also providing the book For California Doctors: A Guide to Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning free of charge for attendeesWritten by OJM principals along with four California law firms, this book demonstrates how to efficiently practice so doctors can focus their efforts on getting more out of their medical practice and personal finances. 

Following are tentative topics for the AmSpa California Regulatory Workshop. A finalized agenda will be posted soon!

Overview of California Rules and Regulations Affecting the Medical Spa, Medical Aesthetic and Laser Industries
Commissions: The fee-splitting conundrum – is it legal? Is Groupon fee-splitting?
Current hot topic state-specific issues affecting the industry.
     California Medical Board:
Ownership: Who can own a med spa? How best to structure a corporation?
Medical spa supervision and delegation: Must a physician be present and examine every new patient?
Aestheticians and laser technicians: What they can and cannot do in a medical spa.
The laws surrounding referrals and gift cards.

Commissions, Groupon & the Corporate Practice of Medicine: Three Evils of the Med Spa Industry
Botox and commissions: The fee-splitting conundrum
Commission agreements: Are these legal and can I use them?
Groupon: Med spa friend or foe?
Who can own a med spa? The corporate practice of medicine and the unknown hurdle in med spa ownership.
Medical Aestheticians and Laser Technicians: What They Can (and Cannot) Do in a Med Spa
Discusses the rules and regulations surrounding estheticians and laser techs
What they can do and what they need to look out for.
Overview of Laser Laws
Review of current laws: Who can own a laser center, who can fire a laser, supervision requirements
Trends for the future
Physician Supervision in Medical Spas
Does a doctor need to be present at all times?
Does a doctor need to see every patient?
What about telemedicine, Skype, etc.? What does the future hold?
Non-competition and Non-solicitation Clauses
Using non-competition and non-solicitation clauses to protect your practice and create loyal employees.
How can non-competition and non-solicitation clauses help and hurt your practice?
Enforcing non-competition and non-solicitation agreements: How can I make them enforceable and still get my employees to sign?
Top 3 reasons non-competes are struck down.
HIPAA and its application within a medical spa
Common HIPAA liability exposures.
HITECH Act of 2009 with expanded HIPAA privacy rules in 2013 ... what they mean to you.
Policies and training needed to be HIPAA compliant.
Social media
Legal considerations

OSHA Compliance Within a Medical Spa
• 5 steps to attaining OSHA compliance.
• 7 common areas where OSHA will get you.
• What you should do should your OSHA surveyor pay you a visit.
• How to write and teach your workplace safety programs, who should be trained, and what must be kept ongoing. 

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