Iowa Pharmacy Law & Information Resource Center

The Iowa Pharmacy Association has compiled the information contained in this website to help maintain your professional competence as it relates to pharmacy practice in the state of Iowa. The Iowa Pharmacy Law & Information Resource Center is compilation of multiple resources to assist you and your practice setting. (member login required)

The Iowa Pharmacy Law & Information Resource Center includes:
 

1. Current Applicable Laws & Regulations

This section compiles all pertinent areas of the Iowa Code (laws) and the Iowa Administrative Code (rules) that have any impact across all areas of pharmacy practice. The regulations in this section are compiled from various state agencies, including:  Board of Pharmacy, Iowa Medicaid, Iowa Insurance Division, Board of Health, and other health profession boards.
 
2. Recent Changes & Tracking

Changes occur regularly to the laws and regulations that impact the profession of pharmacy. This tool tracks the rule-making process from Notice of Intended Action to final adoption, and includes actions taken on the rule, published rule making documents, effective dates, background on the rule, and its impact on your practice.

3. Frequently Asked Questions

This section brings together the most commonly asked questions regarding pharmacy practice in Iowa. Answers are provided to each question with a link to the most appropriate area of the Iowa laws and/or regulations.

4. Other Tools & Resources

The Iowa Pharmacy Association has compiled other tools and resources that help you familiarize yourself with applicable laws and regulations in Iowa. This section includes:  access to IPA’s BOP: What, Why, and How podcast, Board of Pharmacy position statements, practice resources related to statewide protocols, and rule-making FAQs.