PROPOSAL

Maryland Register

Issue Date:  September 14, 2018

Volume 45 • Issue 19 • Pages 879

 

Title 10 
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Subtitle 32 BOARD OF PHYSICIANS

10.32.09 Delegation and Assignment of Performance of Cosmetic Medical Procedures and Use of Cosmetic Medical Devices

Authority: Health Occupations Article, §§14-205, 14-306, 14-404, 14-606 and 15-302, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action

[18-238-P]

The Secretary of Health proposes to amend Regulation .02 under COMAR 10.32.09 Delegation and Assignment of Performance of Cosmetic Medical Procedures and Use of Cosmetic Medical Devices. This action was considered by the Board of Physicians at a public meeting on May 23, 2018 notice of which was provided by posting on the Board’s website, https://www.mbp.state.md.us/forms/May18Bagenda.pdf, from May 8, 2018 to May 23, 2018, pursuant to the General Provisions Article, §3-302(c) Annotated Code of Maryland.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to clarify the type of skin peels that are covered by “cosmetic medical procedure” under the definitions section of this chapter.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 W. Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to mdh.regs@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through October 15, 2018. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

.02 Definitions.

A. (text unchanged)

B. Terms Defined.

(1)—(4) (text unchanged)

(5) Cosmetic Medical Procedure.

(a) (text unchagned)

(b) "Cosmetic medical procedure" includes the following:

(i)—(iii) (text unchanged)

(iv) [Deep skin peels] Chemical peels that ablate living skin tissue;

(v)—(ix) (text unchanged)

(6)—(13) (text unchanged)

ROBERT R. NEALL
Secretary of Health

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