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ADPH proposes physician oversight for birthing centers

BY: - June 21, 2023

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) last week approved a set of rules for public comment that would require birthing centers to have oversight by a physician or medical director. The rules proposed would also require birthing centers to be within 30 minutes of a hospital with OB-GYN services. “The real central issue that […]