Clinic/Centers

A facility or distinct part of one used for the diagnosis and treatment of outpatients. "Clinic/Center" is irregularly defined, sometimes being limited to organizations serving specialized treatment requirements or distinct patient/client groups (e.g., radiology, poor, and public health). *

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. **




Ms. Cynthia Luxford LDM-CPM
Carla Rouw IBCLC, ARNP, CNM
Alexandra Yamnik CNM

* Source: Summarized from Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. ?1396d(1)(3)(B)] [1/1/2013: added definition]

** Source: Summarized from Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. ?1396d(1)(3)(B)] [1/1/2013: added definition]