Legal


February 27, 2024

Deep Dive into Florida’s New Plastic Surgery Law

By Patrick O’Brien, General Counsel, American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) Florida’s new plastic surgery law went into effect on ...

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February 23, 2024

2023 HIPAA Year-end Wrap-up

By Compliancy Group 2023 was a banner year for health care fines and breaches. The U.S. Department of Health ...

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February 9, 2024

Case Study: Navigating the Legal and Health Care Landscape of Concierge Medicine

By Jay D. Reyero, JD, ByrdAdatto Disclaimer: As with many client case studies, the names of the people have ...

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February 6, 2024

Find Out Who Can Do What Med Spa Treatment Across the Country

The new Executive Legal Guides include overviews of energy device and telemedicine regulations, plus a full treatment delegation table ...

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January 19, 2024

Best Practices in Health Care Communication

By Compliancy Group The ways that medical aesthetic practices communicate with patients has evolved as patients seek the easiest ...

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January 9, 2024

Who Can Own a Medical Spa: Unpacking MSOs

By Jay Reyero, JD, ByrdAdatto, and Alex Thiersch, JD, American Med Spa Association One question that comes up often ...

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December 8, 2023

Case Study: Navigating the Complexities of M&A Negotiations

By Michael S. Byrd, JD, ByrdAdatto Disclaimer: As with many client case studies, the names of the people have ...

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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

Update 12/21/2023: On December 21, 2023, the Texas Medical Board amended its suspension order for Dr. Gallagher, the medical director ...

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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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