Information for all Clients and Members (outside Texas): "Colon irrigation devices are prescription devices by federal law. A practitioner licensed by state law to use such prescription devices must authorize the purchase of the colon irrigation device, must use or supervise its use, and must order each colon irrigation for a patient."
Information for all Clients and Prospective new members in the State of Texas: "Colon irrigation devices are prescription devices and their purchase must be authorized by a physician licensed by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners. A colon hydrotherapist must be supervised by such a physician to use a colon irrigation device and must have a written order on file for each procedure from a physician licensed by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners."
Information for all Clients and Members (outside the USA): "Comply with the laws of your country to ensure that you are in compliance.
I-ACT provides professional liability insurance information to its members, please protect this information as it is for your use only.
You can get professional liability insurance from Allied Professional Insurance, download the application here.
Doctors’ Insurance Agency email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org. They also write professional liability insurance for colon hydrotherapists. They are located at 6 Hamilton Landing, Suite 170, Novato, CA 94949. Contact phone number 415-506-3030.
Another company, CM&F may write liability insurance for colon hydrotherapists (they have dropped numerous therapists, but some are getting insurance. - call 800-221-4904, or go online to cmfgroup.com. It will be listed as “Enterostomal Therapist.” They will put a rider in the policy stating colon hydrotherapy if you request; however, it is not required - this depends on the underwriter of the insurance.
In Canada, try Lloyds of London - check with your local Lloyds of London agent. In the UK, try Balens Insurance Brokers at 01684 893006.
Check around and choose the best policy for you. As other options become available, we will let you know. If you hear of anything let us know.
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