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Fee Discounts Offered for Direct Entry Midwives During COVID-19 Emergency

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

​The Health Licensing Office has filed a temporary Oregon Administrative Rule regarding discounted license fees. The temporary rule is needed for midwifery licensing to continue at a lower cost to allow for the increased demand of families seeking birth at home or in birthing centers during the COVID-19 emergency. This temporary rule language is effective April 1, 2020.

For questions related to administrative rules or the rulemaking process, or to request alternative formats, please call Samie Patnode, Policy Analyst, at (503) 373-1917, or email at


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