Health Facilities Division - Additional Resources

Iowa Code chapters 135B and 135C authorize the Department to inspect, license and/or certify health care providers and supplier operating in the State of Iowa. The Iowa Code also authorizes the Division to promulgate rules to administer the various provisions of the law. Copies of the Code chapters and the administrative rules relating to health care providers and suppliers may be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Iowa Code Chapter 135B -
Iowa Code Chapter 135C -
Long-term Care Facilities
Iowa Code Chapter 231C -
Assisted Living Programs

Iowa Code Chapter 235E - Dependent Adult Abuse in Facilities and Programs

Administrative rules for the Health Facilities Division can be found on the Legislature's website at The agency number associated with the Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) is 481.

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To contact us:

Lucas State Office Building

321 East 12th Street

Des Moines, IA 50319-0083

Phone: 515-281-7102

Fax: 515-242-6863


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