Ep 420 – Gainful Employment (and the 100% rule) with Les Sweeney

Two massage therapists having a discussion in the office.

The Gainful Employment rules that were released in October 2023 will likely impact clock-hour programs in states with minimum clock-hour requirements for licensure or certification, including massage therapy. Les Sweeney, president and CEO of ABMP, is joined by Lance Hostetter, director of government relations, to explain the 100% rule, the flaws within the rule, and potential advocacy steps schools may wish to pursue. They also speak briefly about the Interstate Massage Compact and how it improves portability and the profession as a whole.

Resources:

https://www.abmp.com/updates/legislative-updates/massage-school-programs-risk-across-country

https://www.abmp.com/updates/legislative-updates/interstate-massage-compact-improves-portability-and-profession

https://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/1512873-january-february-2024/16?

Author Images: 
Author Bio: 

Lance Hostetter is the ABMP director of government relations. To contact our ABMP government relations team, email gr@abmp.com.

Read Lance’s recent article, “Why Quality Education Matters,” in the March/April 2024 edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine.

Host:

Les Sweeney is the President and CEO of ABMP. For questions about this episode reach out by emailing expectmore@abmp.com.

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