Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1206.61. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) "Applicant" means an organization petitioning the Director of the Department of Health to become a certified maternity center.

(2) "Maternity center" means a facility or other place, other than a hospital or the mother's home, that provides antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal care for both mother and newborn infant during and after a normal, uncomplicated pregnancy.