Rulemaking action by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy has been published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin as follows: 


ARC 4903C is rulemaking which has been Adopted by the Board and amends Chapter 6, “General Pharmacy Practice,” Chapter 7, “Hospital Pharmacy Practice,” Chapter 8, “Universal Practice Standards,” and Chapter 18, “Centralized Prescription Filling and Processing,” Iowa Administrative Code. 

  • The rulemaking allows a pharmacist to fill a non-patient-specific prescription when the prescription is issued pursuant to Iowa Code section 139A.41 for the purpose of expedited partner therapy to treat a sexually transmitted chlamydia or gonorrhea infection in an unnamed partner or partners.

  • The rules will be effective March 18, 2020.