Affected: IC 16-21-1; IC 16-21-2
obtain a license to operate an abortion clinic, an application for a license to
operate an abortion clinic must be submitted to the division. At the latest,
however, the application must be received by the department at least forty-five
(45) days before the anticipated opening of the clinic. At least forty-five
(45) days before the opening of the clinic, the applicant must inform the
division of the anticipated date of opening.
The initial license application includes
An application for a
license to operate an abortion clinic on a form prescribed by the division to
include the selection of only one (1) of the following procedure
(A) Surgical abortions only.
The clinic is precluded from performing drug induced abortions.
Both drug induced abortions and surgical
abortions. The clinic must comply with this article and 410 IAC 26.5
(2) Documents required by the
application for a license to operate an abortion clinic.
(3) The appropriate license fee.
The application for an
abortion clinic license must require the applicant to do the following:
(1) Disclose whether the applicant, or an
owner or affiliate of the applicant, operated an abortion clinic that was
closed as a direct result of patient health and safety concerns.
(2) Disclose whether a principal or clinic
staff member was convicted of a felony.
(3) Disclose whether a principal or clinic
staff member was ever employed by a facility owned or operated by the applicant
that closed as a result of administrative or legal action.
Provide copies of:
(A) administrative and legal documentation
relating to the information required under subdivisions (1) and (2);
(B) inspection reports; and
(C) violation and remediation
All changes in ownership, name, and address must be reported in writing to the
division. Reapplication must be filed when a change of fifty percent (50%) or
greater ownership occurs.