Board of Medicine

Regulatory Plan FY 2016 (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017)

 

Executive Order No. 9 requires  the Iowa Board of Medicine to annually submit a regulatory plan by  August 1 listing each "regulatory action" (each potential rule currently under active consideration or development within the agency excluding those rules that do not have a substantial impact on the legal rights, privileges, or duties of persons) that the agency reasonably expects to issue in proposed or final form in that fiscal year or thereafter.

The board is charged with safeguarding the public health, safety and welfare by:

The board's priorities for rule writing for FY 2017 are as follows:

  1. To fulfill any requirements imposed by the legislative session
  2. To complete changes resulting from administrative and judicial decisions
  3. To address public health issues
  4. To update or rescind rules that are outdated

Potential rules in FY 2017 include:

Chapter & Title Description of Action Legal Basis for Action Schedule for Action Contact
  Board of Medicine      


IAC 653—Chapters 1-26

Continue a 5-year rolling review of all of the Board of Medicine’s administrative rules as per Section 17A.7, subsection 2.

Iowa Code
147, 148,  17A,  272C

July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017


Mark Bowden
(515)-242-3268


IAC 653—Chapter 9
Permanent Physician Licensure

1. Rules for Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (licensure renewal sequence)

2. Combining requirements for licensure by exam and licensure by endorsement and  eliminating licensure by expedited endorsement

Iowa Code
147, 147B, 148 and 272C

1. 10/28/16

2. 09/16/16


Mark Bowden
(515)-242-3268


IAC 653—Chapter 10
Resident, Special and Temporary Licensure

1. Establish a limit on how long a physician can hold a special license

Iowa Code
147, 148 and 272C

1. 09/16/16

Mark Bowden
(515)-242-3268


IAC 653—Chapter 13
Standards of Practice

1. Preserving records when practice closes

2. Standards for content of medical records

3. Prescribing naloxone to a non-person entity (SF2218)

4. Sexual orientation change effort  (petition)

Iowa Code
147, 148 and 272C

1. 04/14/17

2. 02/10/17

3. 09/16/16

4. 10/28/16


Mark Bowden
(515)-242-3268


IAC 653—Chapter 17
Licensure of  Acupuncturists

1. Update rules to reflect national standards for acupuncture training and practice definitions, etc.

Iowa Code
147, 148E and 272C

1. 07/29/16


Mark Bowden
(515)-242-3268

IAC 653—Chapter 20 Prescribing certificates and physician supervision of prescribing psychologists Joint rules with psychology board for prescribing of psychotropic medications by psychologists (SF2188) Iowa Code
147, 148, 154B
1. 12/16/16 Mark Bowden
(515)-242-3268

*The dates assigned to these TENTATIVE ACTIONS correspond with regularly scheduled Board of Medicine meetings.

 

 

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