Legal


November 21, 2023

More States Release Guidance for IV Therapy Following Alabama’s Declaratory Ruling

By Bradford E. Adatto, JD, ByrdAdatto Intravenous (IV) therapy services have been a growing rage in the elective medicine ...

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November 20, 2023

Medical Spas May Have New Reporting Requirement in 2024

By Patrick O’Brien, JD, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) In 2024, most small business owners, including medical ...

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November 14, 2023

Still in Limbo: Why LHR Remains Unregulated in New York—and Why It Matters

By Patrick O’Brien, JD The state of New York is unique in the nation as being the only state ...

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November 7, 2023

Case Study: Non-compliant Medical Spa Owner and the Corporate Practice of Medicine

By Bradford E. Adatto, JD, ByrdAdatto Disclaimer: As with many client case studies, the names of the people have ...

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October 19, 2023

The Texas Med Spa IV Therapy Death: What You Need to Know

By Patrick O’Brien, JD This past July brought news of the tragic death of a Texas woman, Jenifer Cleveland ...

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September 21, 2023

When Can an NP Have an Independent Practice?

By Bradford Adatto, JD, ByrdAdatto Nurse practitioners (NPs) have been gaining increasing autonomy in their practice, allowing them to ...

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September 21, 2023

UPDATE: Nurse Practitioners Have Full Practice Authority in These States

By Patrick O'Brien, JD, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association [AmSpa first published a list of states granting APRNs ...

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September 19, 2023

North Carolina Highlights Key Aspect of Medical Spa Supervision

By Patrick O’Brien, JD, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) Recently, the North Carolina Medical Board published an ...

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September 7, 2023

Mississippi Releases Guidance on IVs and Semaglutide

By Patrick O’Brien, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) The Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure recently released ...

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September 6, 2023

Oregon Proposes New Definition for Estheticians and Advanced Estheticians

By Patrick O’Brien, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) The Oregon Board of Cosmetology and the Board of ...

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August 30, 2023

What Do I Need to Know About Trademark Law?

By Michael S. Byrd, JD, ByrdAdatto Trademarks can be a powerful tool to protect your business’s intellectual property, brand ...

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August 25, 2023

HIPAA FAQs: Navigating HIPAA Compliance in Your Medical Spa

By Compliancy Group When you work in health care, hearing about HIPAA is inevitable. There is a ton of ...

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August 22, 2023

Is My Medical Spa HIPAA Compliant or Simply Complying with HIPAA?

By Patrick O’Brien, JD Is your website, EMR system or telehealth system “HIPAA compliant?” Or is it simply complying ...

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August 9, 2023

Can Medical Spas Use AI Technology for Hiring Decisions?

By Patrick O’Brien, JD, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) [Editor’s note: We attempted to use AI to ...

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August 3, 2023

Who Can Perform Semaglutide Treatments?

By Patrick O’Brien, JD, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) With the great popularity of weight loss treatments ...

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July 27, 2023

New York Enacts New Notice Requirement for Health Care Transactions

By Madison M. White, JD, ByrdAdatto State notice requirements are becoming more common in health care transactions, and New ...

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