June 23, 2020 Meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Meeting Location: 
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
400 SW 8th St Ste H
Des Moines, IA 50309
Meeting Agenda: 

Meeting Location:  The open session portion of this meeting will be held via Cisco Webex.  The Board office is not currently open due to COVID-19.  To access the meeting, see details below:
Meeting link:  https://iahealthboards.my.webex.com/iahealthboards.my/j.php?MTID=mf46fdff2c2593e684b7b01d4539f2356
Meeting number (access code): 126 908 4901
Meeting password: PGyd3Hmep32
Phone Access:  1-408-418-9388
Phone password: 74933463

9:00 a.m.         Call to Order & Announcements

Public Comment Period—anyone who has submitted material for the agenda will be given an opportunity to address the Board during the particular agenda item.  A member of the public wishing to address the Board regarding a particular agenda item should raise a hand during that agenda item to be recognized. During the initial public comment period, members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Board regarding any items not on the agenda, or any agenda item if the person is unable to be present for the discussion of the particular agenda item. Acknowledgment and an opportunity to speak will be limited to 5 minutes per person, with additional time allowed at the discretion of the chairperson.

Approval of Minutes

  1. May 5, 2020 Open Session Minutes


Request to waive 657 IAC 17.3(1)"c" requiring evidence of current verified accredited wholesale distributor (VAWD) accreditation by the NABP

  1. Northwind Pharmaceuticals, License No. 5698, Indianapolis, IN
  2. HUB Pharmaceuticals, License No. 8207, Plymouth, MI

Petitions for Exemption from Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions

  1. Iowa Digestive Disease Center

Registration by Consent Agreement

  1. Patrick Kin-Yee Chau, MD, CSAR Applicant, Sioux City

Licensure/Registration Applications

  1. Jacob Alanis, Pharmacist-intern Applicant

Reports & Informational Items

  1. Executive Director’s Report
  2. Meetings and Travel
  3. PMP Update
  4. Medication Disposal Report
  5. IMP3 Report
  6. 50 Year Pharmacists
  7. FDA Memorandum of Understanding

Rules and Legislation

  1. Legislative Update
    Senate File 2119 - Board of Pharmacy Controlled Substances Bill (Signed by Governor Reynolds June 1, 2020; Effective June 1, 2020)
    Senate File 2120 - Board of Pharmacy PMP Bill (Signed by Governor Reynolds June 1, 2020; Effective July 1, 2020)
    Senate File 2357 - Physician Assistant Bill (Signed by Governor Reynolds March 18, 2020; Effective March 18, 2020)
    House File 2389 - Administrative Rules Review Committee Code clean up (Enrolled - not yet signed by Governor Reynolds; When signed, effective July 1, 2020)
    House File 2627 - Professional Licensing Reform Bill (Not yet enrolled; When signed, Division I effective January 1, 2021, Division II effective upon enactment)
  2. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances" (ARC 4837C)
  3. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 1, "Purpose and Organization," Chapter 2, "Pharmacist Licenses," Chapter 8, "Universal Practice Standards," Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," Chapter 13, "Telepharmacy Practice," Chapter 16, "Nuclear Pharmacy Practice," Chapter 26, "Petitions for Rule Making," Chapter 34, "Rules for Waivers and Variances," and Chapter 39, "Expanded Practice Standards," to implement Code changes from 2019 and 2020 legislative sessions
  4. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 2, "Pharmacist Licenses," to remove the requirement that a license transfer applicant's original license by examination be the license upon which the transfer is based
  5. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 4, "Pharmacist-Interns," to provide consistency and conduct an overall 5 year review
  6. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," to incorporate language relating to DEA Form 222 single sheet and clarify the expectation for perpetual inventory records
  7. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," and Chapter 12, "Precursor Substances," to temporarily schedule five substances, remove the substances which have now been permanently scheduled, and incorporate language from Senate File 2119
  8. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 17, "Wholesale Distributor Licenses," and Chapter 43, "Third-Party Logistics Provider Licenses," to allow alternate NCDQS accreditation for initial licensure and update the name of the NABP accreditation program
  9. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 21, "Electronic Data and Automated Systems in Pharmacy Practice," to require a prescription transmitted electronically to include the phone number at which the prescriber may be contacted for timely consultation about patient care matters

Closed Session Agenda—these agenda items will be handled in closed session after the conclusion of open session. For closed session agenda items requiring final action, the Board will vote on these items in open session.

Motion to go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(a), to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential; pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(d), to discuss whether to initiate licensee disciplinary investigations or proceedings; and pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(f), to discuss the decision to be rendered in a contested case conducted according to the provisions of Iowa Code chapter 17A.

  1. Review of Closed Session Minutes – 21.5(1)(a)
    1. May 5, 2020 Closed Session Minutes
  2. Complaints and Investigative Reports – 21.5(1)(d)
  3. Notice of Hearing and Statement of Charges – 21.5(1)(d)
  4. Voluntary Surrender of CSA Registration – 21.5(1)(f)
  5. Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(d) & (f)

Return to Open Session

Votes on any closed session agenda items requiring final action


Meeting Agenda Document: 
Meeting Minutes: 

This document is in PDF format.  Please contact the Board office at 515-281-6674 if assistance is required. 

Meeting Minutes Document: 
Meeting Materials
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Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on October 27, 2021 at 5:35am.