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Utah Summary of State Laws & Regulations

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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.

There is no specific Utah law which defines who may own a medical spa in Utah. Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as >>Read More

There is no specific Utah law which defines who may own a medical spa in Utah. Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as >>Read More

Utah law does >>Read More

Utah law defines supervision of cosmetic medical procedures within two "delegation groups.” Delegation Group A includes a physician assistant if acting under the supervision of a physician as set forth in the delegation of services agreement, a >>Read More

See answer to the prior question. This depends on >>Read More

The type of "tasks” which may be delegated depends on many factors. See >>Read More

A Utah "cosmetic medical facility” requires the hiring of a "supervisor” who "performs the supervision required [by statute].” A "supervisor” means a physician acting within the scope of his or her practice or an advanced practice registered nurse acting within the scope of his or her practice.

Utah law also defines three categories of supervision for cosmetic medical procedures: (1) direct cosmetic medical procedure supervision;>>Read More

For a nonablative cosmetic laser procedure, a physician or an advanced practice registered nurse "supervisor” (as defined by law) must develop a treatment plan for the procedure. The supervisor must then "conduct a hair removal review, or delegate the hair removal review to a member of delegation group A, of the patient prior to initiating treatment or a series of treatments;>>Read More

See answer to prior question.>>Read More

Utah law does not expressly describe who may or may not inject Botox or other injectable fillers. Thus, one should look to the statutory and regulatory laws regarding each medical profession for guidance. For example, the physician statute describes >>Read More

There is no specific Utah law which defines who may own a medical spa in Utah. Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as a "physician’s office or a facility >>Read More

Utah law defines a "cosmetic medical facility” as a "physician’s office or a facility>>Read More

Utah law does not expressly define whether dentists may inject Botox. Thus, one should consider the general statutory and regulatory laws for dentists to determine whether a dentist may inject Botox. The dental practice act defines the practice of dentistry as, among other things, >>Read More

Under current Utah law, dentists >>Read More



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