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Detailed Information for: Birthing Centers
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Updated: 1/31/2014
Description: State licensing program for Free Standing Birth Centers.
"Free Standing Birth Center" is any health facility, which is not a hospital, where births are planned to occur away from mothers' usual residence.

Similar Keywords: freestanding, facilities
Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: OAR 333-076
http://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/lawsstatutes/2013ors441.html
Duration: Annually
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  $750.00 for new and yearly renewal.
Responsible Agency: Health Care Regulation & Quality Improvement
Fee Exemptions: None
Examination Information: State Licensing Survey (general inspection of each health care facility to determine compliance with health care facility laws) Reference OAR 333-076-0114 http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/rules/OARs_300/OAR_333/333_076.httml
Continuing Ed Requirements: None
Bonding Requirements: None
Insurance Requirements: None
Prerequisites: State Licensing Survey
Application Form: Birthing Center - license application form
Renewals: Licenses expire on December 31st. License must be renewed 30 days prior to expiration. 
Service Links:  Download Application Form
 Change of Information Form
contact Agency Contact Information
Required Documentation: policies and procedures, complete compliance with OARs
Additional Information: For more information,please contact the Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement at 971-673-0540.

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: Health Care Regulation & Quality Improvement
E-mail Address: mailbox.hclc@state.or.us
Phone: 971-673-0540
Mail Address: 800 NE Oregon St. #305

Portland, OR 97232
Website Information: http://public.health.oregon.gov/PHD/Directory/Pages/program.aspx?pid=15

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