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Facility Application Process

  • Directions: Read the Directions on how to use this application
  • Solo Practice Licensure Questions: Determine whether you qualify for the Solo Practice exception
  • FAQs: Read the Chiropractic Facility frequently-asked questions
  • Application: Proceed to the Chiropractic Facility licensure application

Chiropractic Facility Online Application


By the Division of Professional Licensure

About the Facility Application Process

Solo Practice Licensure Questions

The Board of Registration of Chiropractors offers this series of questions as a decision-making tool to help you decide if your office may meet the "Solo Practice" exclusion relative to the Chiropractic Facility license requirement. Pertinent definitions and information are contained in chiropractic regulations CMR 233 2.01 and CMR 233 5.02. If you are still in doubt, please contact the Board and explain your unique circumstance for a definitive determination.

1. Is the office where chiropractic treatment is provided currently licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health?

Yes The practice does not need a Chiropractic Facility license because there is an exception for facilities already licensed by the DPH.

No Go to question 2.

2. Is the place, office or establishment where Chiropractic Treatment is provided owned by a chiropractor?

No The practice must have a Chiropractic Facility license.

Yes Go to question 3.

3. Does one chiropractor own at least 51% of the practice?

No The practice must have a Chiropractic Facility license.

Yes Go to question 4.

4. Does the owner/chiropractor participate in the management of the practice?

No The practice must have a Chiropractic Facility license.

Yes Go to question 5.

5. Does the owner/chiropractor have both access to and full control over the patient and business records?

No The practice must have a Chiropractic Facility license.

Yes Go to question 6.

6. Does the owner/chiropractor have a business relationship with any other chiropractor relative to this practice? (for example, a business relationship may include the sharing of: staff, treatment rooms, file storage, advertising, signage, stationary or phone number)

Yes The practice must have a Chiropractic Facility license.

No Go to question 7.

7. Is any other chiropractor an employee or independent contractor of the practice? (this excludes vacation (up to 25-days), disability (up to 60-days) or maternity (up to 90-days) coverage)

Yes The practice must have a Chiropractic Facility license.

No The practice may qualify as a Solo Practice and does not need a Chiropractic Facility license.

 
If you have walked through the Solo Practice Decision Tool above and determined that you are a solo practitioner, then please fill out the form below. Please keep the Board apprised of your current information and complete an application if your circumstances change.

Solo Practice Form

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If you have questions regarding this Application, please contact the Board.

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