House Bill 420

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Last Action 02/01/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to freestanding birthing centers.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 284
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "freestanding birthing center"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to establish licensure standards for freestanding birthing centers, including requiring accreditation by the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers and compliance with the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) Standards for Birth Centers; require freestanding birthing centers in medically underserved areas to meet the standard of need for a certificate of need; require centers in non-medically underserved areas to demonstrate financial viability; and limit liability of center.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Birthing centers, freestanding, licensing and certificate of need
Licensing - Birthing centers, freestanding, licensing and certificate of need
Nurses - Birthing centers, freestanding, licensing and certificate of need
Physicians and Practitioners - Birthing centers, freestanding, licensing and certificate of need
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Health and Family Services, freestanding birthing centers, licensure

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02/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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