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Falls Church Medical Center v. Virginia Board of Health

Falls Church Medical Center v. Virginia Board of Health

Challenge to a Virginia Regulation that places stringent standards on the licensing and regulation of abortion facilities. The regulations require abortion providers to comply with the Facilities Guidelines Institute’s 2010 Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities, which places requirements unrelated to medical needs on abortion facilities. Current Status: In June 2013, the Falls Church Healthcare Center filed a Petition for Administrative Appeal in Arlington County Circuit Court and with the Virginia State Board of Health. (See Virginia Regulation here. See the Petition for Administrative Appeal here.)