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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Virginia Department of Health
Board
State Board of Health
chapter
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Action Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 3/29/2013
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2/5/13  5:30 pm
Commenter: Jeremy Greiner

Protect Women
 

An abortion is not a minor procedure. Facilities should be able to handle complications should they arise and patients should be guaranteed access to a hospital quickly if the procedure runs into complications. While the provisions of the regulations may only be needed in a small percentage of the cases, facilities need to be able to be able to provide for all cases, not just most.