May 5, 2020 Meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Tuesday, May 5, 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:
Meeting number (access code): 626 840 050
Meeting password: K38Xx3QpbDx
Phone Access:  1-408-418-9388
Phone password: 53899377

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.

Election of Officers

Approval of Minutes

  1. February 25-26, 2020 Open Session Minutes
  2. March 9, 2020 Teleconference Meeting Minutes
  3. April 6, 2020 Teleconference Meeting Minutes

Petitions for Exemption from Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions

  1. MercyOne Des Moines Endocrinology Clinic
  2. MercyOne Des Moines Pulmonology Clinic
  3. UnityPoint Occupational Medicine
  4. Town Square Dermatology
  5. Hope Haven Inc.
  6. Pierce Street Same Day Surgery
  7. Dr. Brent Ludens, DDS
  8. Jewell Family Dentistry
  9. Pediatric & Young Adult Clinic
  10. Orthopedic Institute


  1. Requests to extend existing waiver of 657 IAC 17.3(1)“c” requiring evidence of current VAWD accreditation by the NABP
    1. Reliance Wholesale, Inc, License 6414, Collierville, TN
  2. Requests to waive 657 IAC 17.3(1)“c” requiring evidence of current VAWD accreditation by the NABP
    1. Healthsource Distributors, LLC, License 6974, Baltimore, MD
    2. Jubilant HollisterStier LLC, License 5465, Spokane, WA
    3. Sterisyn, Inc., License 8249, Moorpark, CA
  3. Requests to waiver 657 IAC 43.3(1) requiring evidence of current VAWD accreditation by the NABP
    1. DHL Supply Chain, Applicant, Export, PA
    2. Inmar Rx Solutions, Inc., License 80061, Grand Prairie, TX
  4. Request to waive 657 IAC 2.9 licensure by license transfer
    1. Mary Foy, Applicant, Tyler, MN
  5. Request to modify existing waiver of 657 IAC 21.10(3)“b” – Hy-Vee Pharmacy Fulfillment Center, License 1472, Des Moines

Licensure/Registration Applications

  1. Patrick Chau, CSAR Applicant, Sioux City
  2. Eusebio Jimenez, PSP Applicant, Columbus Junction

Reports & Informational Items

  1. Executive Director’s Report
  2. Meetings and Travel
  3. PMP
  4. Medication Disposal Report
  5. IMP3 Report
  6. Wall License Cost Analysis
  7. Guidance on 503A Compounding of Certain Drugs for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

New Business

  1. Discussion on Board Guidance pertaining to COVID-19
  2. Discussion and Vote on Board Guidance regarding Emergency Licenses for Recent Pharmacy Graduates
  3. Discussion on Board Guidance regarding Required Continuing Education for Upcoming Renewal
  4. Vote on Updates to Board Guidance pertaining to COVID-19, if needed

Rules and Legislation

  1. Update on current legislation
  2. Update on current rulemakings

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. February 25-26, 2020 Closed Session Minutes
  2. Complaints and Investigative Reports – 21.5(1)(d)
  3. Settlement Agreements and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(f)
    1. 2018-0098 Margaret Bowen, RPh, License 19606, Council Bluffs
  4. 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: 

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on October 27, 2021 at 4:35am.