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House Bill 420

Establish Freestanding Birthing Centers


HB 420 would establish licensure standards for freestanding birthing centers, including requiring specific accreditation, and require freestanding birthing centers in medically underserved areas to meet the standard of need for a certificate of need.


HB 420 is sponsored by Representative Mary Lou Marzian. It has been introduced in the House and awaits committee assignment.

Awaiting Committee Assignment