SB 1739

An Act relating to birthing centers; amending 36 O.S. 2021, Section 6060.3, which relates to maternity benefits; modifying criteria for coverage of certain benefits; conforming language; defining term; amending 63 O.S. 2021, Section 1-701, as amended by Section 1, Chapter 117, O.S.L. 2023 (63 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 1-701), which relates to hospitals; modifying definitions; conforming language; amending 63 O.S. 2021, Section 1-702a, which relates to voluntary licensing of birthing centers; eliminating license for birthing centers; providing certain construction; amending 63 O.S. 2021, Section 3129, which relates to Lilys Law; defining term; conforming language; updating statutory language; directing the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to seek certain federal approval; providing for codification; and providing an effective date. (FIL )



2024 Regular Session


Eliminates birth center licensing and sets new standards for coverage by health insurance plans. 

January 25, 2024
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