Hospital Alternate Birthing Units (this page is under construction)
The forms and instructions in the packet are designed to assist providers in submitting the information to license, make changes, or close ABUs. An alternative birthing unit (ABU) is a unit that is housed within a licensed hospital that provides both obstetrical and neonatal intensive care unit level one status at that location. The ABU shall be its own designated unit, separate and apart from any other unit with the hospital.
Changes That Require LDH Plan Review
Changes That Do Not Require LDH Plan Review
Closing with Repurposing of the Area/Beds Requiring LDH Plan Review
Closing with Repurposing of the Area/Beds Not Requiring LDH Plan Review
Closuring Without Repurposing of the Area/Beds