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|Kentucky 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.
Any practitioner of the healing arts who is licensed in>>Read More
Can a nurse, esthetician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner own a med spa by employing a medical director?
There may be limitations regarding a nurse, esthetician, or physician assistant’s ability to own a medical spa in Kentucky. Given that>>Read More
Can a nurse, esthetician, PA, or NP take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
In Kentucky, a physician is prohibited from>>Read More
While the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure requires that a physician direct the course of the patient’s treatment, there is no>>Read More
What about physician assistants and nurse practitioners – can they see new patients or must it always be a physician?
In order for a physician assistant to see a new patient that authority must be>>Read More
A physician may delegate medical tasks and duties to non-physicians as long as>>Read More
Generally, a physician does>>Read More
Laser treatment involves structurally altering human tissue, which, in Kentucky, constitutes the practice of medicine and must be performed by>>Read More
Generally, an esthetician is prohibited from performing laser treatments, as well as Botox injections. However, an esthetician may>>Read More
An injection is considered to be a practice of medicine, and thus, should only be performed by>>Read More
Kentucky permits anyone who obtains the proper type of>>Read More
In Kentucky, non-physicians are>>Read More
A dentist licensed in Kentucky may administer Botox or other injectables to limited>>Read More
Dermatological laser treatments and care as distinguished from oral laser procedures are considered>>Read More
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