Hospital Alternate Birthing Units

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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. 

Adding

Main Campus

Offsite

Changes that Require LDH Plan Review

Main Campus

Offsite

Changes that Do Not Require LDH Plan Review

Main Campus

Offsite

Relocation

Main Campus

Offsite

Closing the Repurposing of the Area/Beds Requiring LDH Plan Review

Main Campus

Offsite

Closing the Repurposing of the Area/Beds Not Requiring LDH Plan Review

Main Campus

Offsite

Closing Without Repurposing of the Area/Beds

Main Campus

Offsite