Rules and Regulations for Licensing Birth Centers


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Title 216 Rhode Island Department of Health
Chapter 40 Professional Licensing and Facility Regulation
Subchapter 10 Facilities Regulation
Part 8 Rules and Regulations for Licensing Birth Centers
Type of Filing Periodic Refile
Regulation Status Inactive
Effective 01/02/2002 to 08/04/2002

Regulation Authority:

Chapter 23-17 of the Rhode Island General Laws, as amended

Purpose and Reason:

For the purpose of adopting minimum standards for birth centers which are consistent with acceptable standards of practice and which ensure that, while providing pregnant women with maternity care alternatives, the birth centers will provide services in such a manner as to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of mothers and newborns