Iowa Board of Medicine’s proposed telemedicine rule has been filed – hearing and public comments set for January 15

At its December meeting, the Iowa Board of Medicine (IBM) voted to formally file its proposed rule establishing standards of practice for physicians who use telemedicine. A public hearing on the proposed rule will be held on January 15, 2015, at 1:00 pm in the Wallace State Office Building Auditorium, 502 E. 9th St, Des Moines. Written comments are due by 4:30 pm on January 15, 2015. The text of the proposed rule, filed as ARC 1769C, is available from the IBM’s website at That site also provides a means for submitting comments electronically and for reviewing all comments received by the IBM on the proposed rule. To read Brick Gentry’s web postings regarding the many requirements of the proposed rule, click on ­­­­this blog’s topic “Telemedicine.”