||Monday, April 24, 2017
ALL PHYSICIANS who meet the definition of the Bariatric practice regulation Must Register their practice:
Rule 1.6 A. A Bariatric Medicine/Medical Weight Loss Clinic is defined as a public or privately owned facility for which 30% or more of the patients are provided a comprehensive weight management treatment program. Advertised medical weight loss must include behavior modification, comprehensive nutritional education, exercise or physical therapy intervention, long-term maintenance programs, dispensing and/or prescribing FDA-approved medications as indicated for weight loss on a monthly basis as part of the patient’s treatment plan.
The application forms are fillable on your computer. This means that you can fill out the information required by the form by typing in the information while the form is displayed on your computer monitor. The fillable forms use the features provided with Acrobat products.
If you have any questions, please contact the Investigative Division / BARIATRIC Practice, Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure at: 1867 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite 200-B, Jackson, MS 39216. Please do not call for updates as this could delay the process. You may fax to (601) 987-6822, or call (601) 987-0231, please leave a message.