NON-INVASIVE AESTHETIC PRACTICES
Non-Invasive Aesthetic Professionals providing non abrasive services can own and operate a non-invasive aesthetic practice. Non-Invasive aesthetic practices offer services to the patient that doesn’t impose injury to the skin or penetrate below the dermis of the skin. These services are governed by the National Medspa Association.
INVASIVE AESTHETIC PRACTICES
Individuals who wish to offer invasive services like Botox injections, dermal fillers, acne therapies, hair transplantation, microdermabrasion, and more must be a licensed medical professional overseen by a physician. Furthermore, medical spas practices can provide their patients with medical-grade skincare and weight loss services. These services are governed by the Medical Board of operating state.
If you’re a non-physician who wants to have an ownership interest in a medical spa without breaking the law, what can you do? Entrepreneurs can set up management services organizations (MSO), allowing them to partner with physicians or physician-owned corporations in order to provide “management services” to the medical practice.
An MSO basically acts as a landlord to the medical practice – it charges the physician or physician-owned corporation a fee to operate in its space and maintains the facilities to its liking. Other aspects of the medical spa that the MSO can manage include the following: