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|Arizona 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
"Under Arizona law, a licensed>>Read More
If the entity chosen is a>>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
Non-physicians (including MSOs) may make>>Read More
What are the penalties for improperly owning a medical spa by violating the Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine?
An unlicensed person or entity>>Read More
I’ve heard that providing gift cards or reward programs in exchange for referrals is a “kickback.” Is this true? What are kickbacks?
Under Arizona law it is considered a “kickback” if >>Read More
Can a nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
A physician, nurse, physician assistant (PA), or nurse practitioner (NP)>>Read More
A medical spa may >>Read More
An unlicensed person>>Read More
In Arizona>>Read More
In Arizona>>Read More
The law does not>>Read More
Who can fire a laser under Arizona law greatly depends>>Read More
"A person who injects Botox>>Read More
It will depend>>Read More
A medical assistant (MA) is >>Read More
"While some procedures>>Read More
Can a med spa hire an aesthetician to perform nonmedical dermabrasion, cosmetic facial and skin treatments?
"Medical spas can hire>>Read More
A physician is required to>>Read More
What about nurse practitioners and physician assistants? Can they see new patients or must a physician do it?
A physician is>>Read More
A medical spa is>>Read More
A medical spa>>Read More
Although Arizona has>>Read More
"Medical spas are >>Read More
When is a physician-patient relationship needed? How is it established? Is a physician-patient relationship established by a consultation?
The physician-patient relationship is >>Read More
Informed consent from a patient>>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
OSHA is a federal organization >>Read More
HIPAA is federal law >>Read More
Arizona's statutes contain>>Read More
A DEA registration number is >>Read More
The FDA is a regulatory agency that protects >>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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