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|South Dakota 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.
Medical spas were developed to offer certain >>Read More
Generally, because medical spas offer treatments that are for>>Read More
If I'm not a doctor, can I employ a "medical director" to provide medical services for my medical spa?
If a non-professional business owned>>Read More
Non-physicians may share in the>>Read More
Can a nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
South Dakota law>>Read More
An unlicensed person or entity may>>Read More
Health services, prescription drugs used by humans, and prescription medical devices used by humans are>>Read More
The law does not restrict>>Read More
South Dakota has very clearly laid out which practitioners may>>Read More
"A person who injects Botox for cosmetic purposes is>>Read More
As long as supervision relationships with>>Read More
Registered nurses only require>>Read More
A physician is required to>>Read More
A medical spa is considered to be>>Read More
Although South Dakota has yet to explicitly address>>Read More
"Medical spas are >>Read More
HIPAA allows covered health care providers>>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
While food, drugs, and medical devices >>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?
""Micro needling, intense pulse light devices, dermabrasion >>Read More
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