Birth center definition

Birth center means a facility or institution, which is not an ambulatory surgical center or a hospital or in a hospital, in which births are planned to occur following a normal, uncomplicated, low-risk pregnancy.
Birth center means birth center as defined in section 135.61.
Birth center means “birth center” as defined in Iowa Code section 135.61.

Examples of Birth center in a sentence

  • Birth center coverage and reimbursement are limited to women admitted to a birth center in accordance with adequate prenatal care, prospect for a normal uncomplicated birth defined by criteria established by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and by reasonable generally accepted clinical standards for maternal and fetal health.

  • Birth center opposition is strong from hospitals and providers who feel that birth centers compete with them for clients (often this argument comes under the guise of 'safety' but the data doesn't bear out their fears).

  • Birth center care leads to cost savings from better prepared parents and families, reduced risk of preterm birth, low birthweight, higher success with breastfeeding, and reduction of the overuse of cesarean births and other interventions when not medically indicated.

  • Birth Center Requirements 410 IAC 39-3-1 Birth center requirementsAuthority: IC 16-21-13-5Affected: IC 16-21-2; IC 16-21-13 Sec.

  • This fee is for every 12hour period, you remain at the Birth center and billed accordingly.

More Definitions of Birth center

Birth center means a health care facility that is not a hospital and is organized for thesole purpose of delivering newborns.
Birth center means any facility or institution licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 383, F.S., and Chapter 10D-90, F.A.C., or the applicable laws of the state in which the service is furnished.
Birth center means an organization licensed under s. 383.305.
Birth center means a designated site, other than a
Birth center or "childbirth center" means a type of maternity home which is a house, building, or equivalent organized to provide facilities and staff to support a birth service provided that the birth service is limited to low-risk maternal clients during the intrapartum period.
Birth center means any facility, place or institution, which is maintained or established primarily for the purpose of providing services of a Licensed Midwife, Certified Nurse-Midwife or licensed medical doctor to assist or attend a woman in delivery and birth, and where a woman is scheduled in advance to give birth following a Normal pregnancy.
Birth center means a facility as defined under the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act and licensed by the Department under the Birth Center Demonstration Program Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 265) to provide birth services.