Status
Active
Code
261QB0400X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Birthing
A freestanding birth center is a health facility other than a hospital where childbirth is planned to occur away from the pregnant woman’s residence, and that provides prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum care, as well as other ambulatory services for women and newborns. Source: Summarized from Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. §1396d(1)(3)(B)] [1/1/2013: added definition]