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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 4734-9-04 | Ownership of chiropractic practices.


(A) A chiropractic physician may practice chiropractic as an agent, employee, associate, owner, contractor, officer, shareholder, director, member or manager of a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, corporation, professional corporation, not for profit corporation, unincorporated association, or any other form of business legal in the state of Ohio. Without regard to what form of business in which a chiropractic practice is organized, all chiropractic practices shall have an Ohio licensed chiropractic physician who is responsible for any facet of the practice that deals with patient care, patient billing or advertising. Any unlicensed person with an ownership interest in a chiropractic practice may have access to financial data about the practice. However, the unlicensed owner shall keep any patient information confidential in accordance with and as required by law.

(B) Trusts: Any trust that owns or operates a chiropractic practice(s) must be operated by a trustee who is an Ohio licensed chiropractic physician.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4734.10
Amplifies: 4734.17, 4734.31
Five Year Review Date: 9/24/2023