(225 ILCS 2/15)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Who may practice acupuncture.
No person licensed under this
treat human ailments otherwise than by the practice of acupuncture as defined
in this Act and shall only practice acupuncture consistent with the education and certifications obtained pursuant to the requirements set forth in this Act. A physician or dentist licensed in
Illinois may practice acupuncture in accordance with his or her training pursuant to this Act or the Medical Practice Act of 1987. An acupuncturist shall refer to a licensed physician or dentist, any patient whose condition should, at the time of evaluation or treatment, be determined to be beyond the scope of practice of the acupuncturist.
Nothing in this Act regarding the use of dietary supplements or herbs shall be construed to prohibit a person licensed in this State under any other Act from engaging in the practice for which he or she is licensed.
(Source: P.A. 100-375, eff. 8-25-17.)