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Mid-Level Providers

*proposed update* All medical licensing/certifying boards must amend or adopt rules to allow health professionals under their purview to provide telehealth services via audio-only communication.

*proposed update* Several professional boards have proposed updated standards for tele-practice, including the Board of Physician Assistants

A doctor of medicine or osteopathic physician may not need to examine a patient in person if the patient has been examined in person by an NP or PA.

Iowa’s mandatory nurse licensure law implies that nurses can practice telemedicine: It states that care could be provided via “telephonic, electronic, or in person means”

  • An IA license is not mandated for a nurse from another compact enhanced nurse licensure (eNLC) compact state

Iowa Mid-Levels Professional Licensure Compacts

Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

NO Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensure Compact

EXPIRED: Temporary COVID-19 Policies (IA Mid-Levels)

This guidance expired with the end of the Iowa's public health emergency, which expired July 25, 2021

EXPIRED JULY 25: Emergency licensure provisions:

 

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