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Extended Public Comment for Electrology Proposed Rules, Amended Fiscal Impact

Thursday, March 16, 2023

​The Health Licensing Office (HLO) has filed an "Amended Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact" regarding an electrologist's supervisor and temporary trainee's ability to obtain professional liability insurance, as well as the ability to be reimbursed by health insurance carriers for permanent hair removal services provided by a temporary trainee for individuals seeking gender reassignment surgery. 

Additionally, HLO is extending the public comment period from March 16 to March 27, 2023, at 12 p.m. (noon). 

Please send all public comment or questions to:
Samie Patnode, Policy Analyst
1430 Tandem Ave NE, Suite 180, Salem, OR 97301
Work phone – (503) 373-1917

Permanent rules are expected to become effective on April 15, 2023.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact me at (503) 373-1917 or