Your Complete Guide to Doing Business as a Massage Therapist in WA State.
ALL massage therapists are Health Care Providers.
Board of Massage. Massage therapists in WA are licensed through the Board of Massage. There are many laws and requirements that massage therapists need to keep up with. The BOM is currently in a Rule Making Session and have been for the last few years.
New Rules as of June 1 2017
- Breast Massage
- New LMT designation
- Chart notes
Rules in Progress – 2108
- number of hours of education
- breast massage updates
Healthcare provider laws. ALL LMT’s in WA State are licensed as Healthcare Providers which requires additional knowledge of rules and regulations.
- Massage Business Set up. LLC vs PLLC
- Massage Businesses must be owned by massage therapists or other HCP’s with higher level training
- Kickback laws.
Independent Contractors vs Employees
Billing Labor and Industries
Billing for Motor Vehicle Collisions
Illegal Massage Businesses