Iowa Code, Rules, Policy
The Iowa Code chapters related to the Iowa Board of Medicine are as follows. They are maintained on the Iowa Legislature website.
17A - Iowa Administrative Procedures Act
21-Open Meetings Laws
22-Public Records Laws
147-Health Related Professions Laws
147B - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
148-Medicine and Surgery Laws
272C-Continuing Education and Regulations Laws
Board of Medicine Administrative Code
The Administrative Code related to the Iowa Board of Medicine is 653. Select the link “Iowa Administrative Code Current and Archive” and scroll down to Medicine Board .
Regulatory Plan for FY 2017
The Iowa Board of Medicine annually submits 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. Click here to view the 2017 plan.
Noticed (Proposed) Rules
The Board has voted to amend the following rules:
ARC 2860C Pursuant to the authority of Iowa Code section 147.76, the Board of Medicine hereby proposes to amend Chapter 17, “Licensure of Acupuncturists,” Iowa Administrative Code. The proposed amendments update requirements for licensure, renewal and reinstatement; identify diagnostic and treatment modalities performed by acupuncturists; provide definitions of additional terms associated with acupunctural services; revise requirements for the display, distribution and retention of a disclosure sheet which contains information for patients; establish requirements for the delegation of certain aspects of treatment; and establish a requirement that licensees report changes in their full legal names.
Visit HERE to read the proposed amendments.
Adopted & Filed
Policy StatementsEar Stapling
Financial Interest: Conflict of Interest
Observerships for Unlicensed Physicians
Revised Sleep Medicine
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