Abortion Facilities Abortion facilities are licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section (HSS).
As defined in La. R.S. 2175.3, an “abortion” means any surgical procedure performed after pregnancy has been medically verified with the intent to cause the termination of the pregnancy other than for the purpose of producing a live birth, removing an ectopic pregnancy or removing a dead fetus caused by a spontaneous abortion.
Abortion Facility law is found in La. R.S. 2175.1 – 2175.6.
Hedra Dubea, RN