Board of Medicine

Iowa Code, Rules, Policy

Iowa Code

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
148-Medicine and Surgery Laws
148E-Acupuncture 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 [653].

 

Regulatory Plan for FY 2015

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:

Adopted & Filed

The following new rules have been Adopted and Filed and will become effective on the dates noted below:


Policy Statements

Ear Stapling
Financial Interest: Conflict of Interest
Homeopathy
Naturopathy
Needle EMG
Observerships for Unlicensed Physicians
Revised Sleep Medicine

Telemedicine
Treating Pain in Patients
Ultrasounds for Non-Medical Reasons

 

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