Billing and Coding

Billing and Coding Charges Commonly Missed by Midwives

Billing and coding for midwifery services Billing and coding for midwifery services can be complex, and there are several charges that are commonly missed by midwives. Accurate billing and coding are essential for ensuring proper reimbursement and compliance with healthcare regulations.  Here are some charges that midwives should be mindful of to avoid common billing and coding errors: Confirmation of […]

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POWER OF VISION BOARD FOR YOUR MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

Vision Board When you hear the term vision board, what is the first thing that comes to mind? No matter how you feel about vision boards, I bet you never imagined creating one to help grow your business. Until this year, I hadn’t either. A few months ago I was sitting with a fellow blogger

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Breastfeeding as Business Tactic: Midwife Consulting for Profits

  Breastfeeding Are you passionate as a midwife to offer breastfeeding support? All midwives want the best option for feeding a baby. Consider the profitability of options for breastfeeding visits. You can either bill your insurance plan for a home visit for breastfeeding or an office visit.  With the Affordable Care Act, most insurance plans

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Midwife Business Billing and Coding Tips: Essentials for Success

Insurance reimbursement is the bread and butter of most midwifery practice. If you have a cash paying only population like Amish or Mennonite home birth practice, you can just skip this posts. For the rest of the midwives out their needing to understanding this confusing health insurance game. Medical expenses are a huge burden for

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Billing For Babies

Billing for Babies: Midwife Business Valuable Skill

  Insurance Billing can be Daunting with Running your own Midwifery Practice.  It is easy to bill for services with cash, but many families are very dependent on getting their insurance to pay for care. Especially maternity and newborn care since the Affordable Care Act legally requires insurance companies to cover preventative care. Midwives that

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Midwife Billing Maternity Care: What is and isn’t included?

Global Maternity  Global maternity care includes prenatal care, birth, and postpartum care for a woman if you assist her entire pregnancy. If she transfers out due to risk or moves, billing codes are broken up based on services rendered. There are codes for individual prenatal visits, multiple prenatal visits, birth directly, and postpartum care only.

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Creating a Hospital Midwifery Practice

Hospital Midwifery Most people are familiar with CNMs that deliver in a hospital setting. Hospitals are where most Americans feel most comfortable birthing their children in the 21st century. Whether you are a solo midwife working with a hospital to create midwifery hospital privileges for the first time or expanding a large midwifery practice that

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Billing Codes Commonly Missed

Billing Codes Commonly Missed for Midwife Business

Billing codes Most midwives know about the basics when it comes to billing health insurance plans. If you work for a large practice, many providers don’t do anything with billing and have a whole department handle that aspect of care. When you start a private midwife practice (whether small or large), it is essential to

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Creating your Midwife Business Schedule

Creating a midwife business schedule or routine office flow for the week is vital for successful time management and preventing burnout. I encourage making a vacation scheduled every three months to help separate personal and work schedules. For smaller midwifery practices, being able to block time versus 24/7 in a scatter function which tends to

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