Acupuncturists are regulated by the State of Illinois. There are a number of different statutes that apply to acupuncturists, as well as extensive administrative regulations. The primary statute that regulated the profession is the Acupuncture Practice Act. The law and regulations include:
The significant regulation for acupuncturists reflects the government’s interest in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of citizens. Only acupuncturists who meet specific requirements are permitted to practice in Illinois.
The Illinois Acupuncture Practice Act contains numerous types of conduct that can warrant disciplinary action. Examples of issues regulated by the Act and the corresponding administrative rules include:
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