Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-02-.24 - MEDICAL SPA REGISTRATION

Current through March 20, 2022

(1) Any medical spa offering cosmetic medical services, as those terms are defined in T.C.A. §§ 63-1-153 and 63-6-105, in Tennessee must register with the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners, prior to operation or within sixty calendar days of the effective date of this rule, by providing Board staff with the following:
(a) A completed Application for Registration of a Medical Spa along with the non-refundable Medical Spa Registration Fee required pursuant to Rule 0880-02-.02; and
(b) The name and physical address of the medical spa; and
(c) The name and Tennessee license number of the medical director or supervising physician responsible for services at the practice; and
(d) The name and physical address of the primary practice of the medical director or supervising physician; and
(e) Certification information of the medical director or supervising physician as required by T.C.A. § 63-1-153(b) and (c); and
(f) An attestation that the medical director or supervising physician registering the medical spa assumes and accepts responsibility for the cosmetic medical services provided at the medical spa.
(2) Registration is valid for twelve (12) months. Prior to expiration, the medical spa must complete a new Application for Registration of a Medical Spa and pay the registration fee.
(3) The medical director or supervising physician who is responsible for or supervises a medical spa is responsible for providing the Board with the information described in paragraph (1) of this rule; ensuring the annual registration of the medical spa; and complying with the signage and advertisement requirements contained in T.C.A. § 63-1-153.
(4) The medical director or supervising physician must be a medical doctor or osteopathic physician with an active Tennessee license and an active medical practice in Tennessee.
(5) Operation without current registration constitutes unprofessional conduct on the part of the medical director or any supervising physician providing services, including supervision services, at such unregistered medical spa and is grounds for disciplinary action by the licensing board of such physician.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-02-.24
Original rule filed July 31, 2018; effective 10/29/2018.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 63-1-153, 63-6-101, and 63-6-105.

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