Is Your Wellness Service Refund Policy Compliant?
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  • Published: February 20, 2024

Are you like so many businesses I see that offers wellness services across the United States, perhaps through a virtual platform? If so, pay attention. Depending on the type of services you offer, you may be subject to state laws regarding refunds and cancellation policies. Let me give you an example: A fitness company offers […]

As the traditional health system continues to fail patients and providers alike, more people are turning to wellness to fill in the gaping hole left by traditional health care. For those wellness practitioners wanting to serve clients as a health, wellness or lifestyle coach, aruveyda or reiki practitioner, yoga instructor, personal trainer, massage therapist, holistic […]

It may come as a surprise that many services we classify as “wellness services” do not require a state-issued license, either for the practitioner delivering the service or the business offering the service. Some practitioners believe that a certification from a wellness education provider, such as for health coaches, reiki practitioners, mindfulness practitioners, personal trainers, […]

Introduction to Health Coach Laws in Florida
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  • Published: March 23, 2023

As you embark on your new career path as a health coach, making sure that your business remains in compliance with Florida health coach laws will be essential. Failure to do so could be devastating for your new business and put you at risk of penalties. However, these laws can often be complex. Our health […]

A lot of our clients specialize in the mental health space. Some practice as licensed psychologists, social workers or professional counselors, while others are unlicensed emotional wellness, mental health and wellbeing coaches. The main difference between those two groups is that one group (the licensed group) are regulated by state licensing boards. The second group […]

In December 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a document entitled Health Products Compliance Guidance. Any wellness professional, whether you are a health coach, functional medicine provider, integrative health provider, holistic health provider, naturopathic doctor, chiropractor, or wellness business owner, should understand the FTC guidance. This is particularly true for those wellness providers who […]

The way you structure your business as a personal trainer or other wellness professional could be one of the most important decisions you make. Like many in your position, you may have narrowed your options down to an S Corporation or an LLC. However, you can’t just make this decision blindly — each of these […]

Can Health Coaches or Wellness Practitioners Bill Insurance?
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  • Published: December 20, 2022

Are you a health coach or wellness provider wondering if you can, or even should, bill health insurance companies for your services? Perhaps you have started your wellness practice or your virtual holistic health practice and some of your clients are asking if you take insurance. Or perhaps you are wondering if it is a […]

Ever heard this one before? “I saw a Facebook ad for a supplement that’s supposed to be great for weight loss. Should I try it?” Most health coaches hear this from a client at some point. It’s such a common question that many health coaches even find themselves thinking about selling the supplements to clients […]

Many health and wellness coaches obtain free legal templates through their coaching certification or training programs. These templates might include services agreements, waiver or disclaimer documents, and even privacy policies or other essential legal documents for a compliant coaching practice. The essential question about these free templates is whether they are worth using? Are the […]