Iowa Admin. Code r. 657-10.23 - Disposal of previously dispensed controlled substances

(1) Registrant disposal. Except as provided in 657-Chapter 23 for care facilities, a registrant may not dispose of previously dispensed controlled substances unless the registrant has modified its registration with DEA to administer an authorized collection program. A registrant shall not take possession of a previously dispensed controlled substance except for reuse for the same patient or except as provided in paragraph 10.23(2)"b. "
(2) Hospice disposal.
a. An employee of a hospice program, acting within the scope of employment, may dispose of a controlled substance of a hospice program patient following the death of the patient or the expiration of the controlled substance pursuant to and in compliance with federal law.
b. A physician of a hospice program patient may dispose of a patient's controlled substance which is no longer required due to a change in the patient's care plan.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 657-10.23
Amended by IAB September 27, 2017/Volume XL, Number 7, effective 11/1/2017 Amended by IAB May 22, 2019/Volume XLI, Number 24, effective 6/26/2019

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