Midwives in hospitals
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May 31st, 2009, 02:31 PM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Washington State
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Medicaid seems to be tough when dealing with out of hospital births. We had it when DH was between jobs, so I asked about it at the birth center (free-standing) and they said they have very poor luck getting Medicaid to pay for anything. Luckily, our insurance with DH's current job is much more generous, they paid for over 1/2 if the cost
in Washington, medicaid will cover 100% of a homebirth if you have a state licensed provider (DEM, CPM, CNM, etc...) no questions asked.
Unfortunately the provider I chose is not state licensed (she's a certified professional midwife, just hasn't done her state cert. yet) so I'm paying out of pocket.
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