Other Legislative Item

House Bill 420

Establish Freestanding Birthing Centers

Summary

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.

Status

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

Awaiting Committee Assignment