Iowa Code, Rules, Policy
17A - Iowa Administrative Procedures Act
21-Open Meetings Laws
22-Public Records Laws
147-Health Related Professions Laws
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 2014
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 2015 plan.
Noticed (Proposed) Rules
The Board has voted to amend the following rules:
- ARC 1708C - Amend IAC 653 - Chapter 13.10 to require physicians to discuss with their patients the effects of pain medications.
Adopted & Filed
The following new rules have been Adopted and Filed and will become effective on the dates noted below:
- ARC 1034C – Amend IA C 653 – Chapter 13 to establish standards of practice for physicians who prescribe or administer abortion-inducing drugs Effective November 6, 2013. The implementation of this rule is stayed pending a judicial review of this rulemaking in 2014
Policy StatementsEar Stapling
Financial Interest: Conflict of Interest
Observerships for Unlicensed Physicians
Revised Sleep Medicine
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