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Second Amended Notice of Intended Action ARC 2531C(new number 2832C)

Supervision Rules PDF

Public Comments PDF

Public Comments received at January 6, 2017 Public Hearing PDF

Public Comment received after January 6, 2017 PDF

Amended Notice of Intended Action ARC 2531C

Physician Assistants Board Statement to Stakeholders PDF

Supervision Rules PDF

Public Comments received as of May 31, 2016 PDF

Public Comments received as of June 2, 2016 PDF

Public Comments received as of June 3, 2016 PDF


The Iowa Board of Physician Assistants evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify.

The Board establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed Physician Assistants and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.

The Board is the link between the consumer and the licensed Physician Assistant and, as such, promotes the public health, welfare and safety.

Licensees are responsible for meeting all licensure requirements and should review the rules carefully and frequently. Select Laws and Rule listed on the left and scroll through the Rules for detailed information about Licensure Definitions, Licensure Renewal, Reactivation and other important content specific to this profession.

 Contact Information:
Bureau of Professional Licensure
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Bldg., 5th Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone (515) 281-0254
FAX (515) 281-3121

Media Questions (515) 281-6693

Online Licensure Services: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov

Office Hours:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays