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MBLEx Fee Increase Effective April 1, 2020

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) is increasing the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) fee from $195 to $265 beginning April 1, 2020

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Push to Eliminate Human Trafficking from the Massage Profession

Given the alleged recent events surrounding an Asian day spa and high-profile clients in Florida, FSMTB always has been a leading advocate in addressing the problems of human trafficking.

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FSMTB 2018 Election Results

FSMTB Annual Meeting 2018 Election Results

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FSMTB Executive Director Elected to FARB Executive Board

FSMTB Executive Director Debra Persinger was elected to the Executive Board of the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB) Governing Council.

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FSMTB Celebrates Job Satisfaction among Practitioners

FSMTB announces findings from the 2017 Job Task Analysis, which indicate that massage and bodywork practitioners are overwhelmingly satisfied with their occupation.

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