RATES & INSURANCE INFO
An initial deposit of $400 is required for all prenatal care clients. This is a non-refundable deposit that is applied towards your balance due. If you choose to change caregivers or no longer receive prenatal care for your pregnancy, this is not refunded.
Global Billing Fee for Midwifery Care:
Our practice bills a global billing fee of $3,200 includes all of your prenatal visits, assistant fee, labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care for the mom and the baby, postpartum visits.
Birth Center Fee:
There is a $500 fee for the use of our birth center. This includes using the birth center in active labor through 4-6 hours postpartum. Additional fees may be incurred for stays beyond 6 hours postpartum.
If you are a self-pay client, there is a $400 discount when your balance is paid in full by 30 weeks. This includes any additional fees such as labs and birth center fees.
Payments on Account:
A minimum of $200 is required to be paid on your account every month. Please make plans to pay at your appointment or make other arrangements with the office.
We accept payments in cash and check. Please make checks payable to Special Delivery Midwifery Care. We do accept PayPal and credit card payments and including 3% additional surcharge fee.
FEES PAID TO SPECIAL DELIVERY
Global Birth Fee*
|Birth Center Facility Fee||$500|
|Initial Lab Work *||$250|
|Distance Fee for Homebirth (charged for births over 60 miles from office)||$400|
28 Week Labs:
|Group B Strep Culture||$45|
|Vitamin K Injection||$25|
|Office Visit with Midwife (not associated with routine prenatal care)||$50|
|Consultation with Midwife||No Charge|
FEES PAID TO THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS
|Ultrasound (off-site)||$105 - $325|
|Insurance Billing Verification of Benefits
OPTIONAL ITEMS AVAILABLE
|Birth Tub Rental for Homebirth (off-site)||$325|
*Denotes a service that is required for prenatal care or delivery. These items may be billed through insurance companies for reimbursement if covered. Fees are subject to change.
Payments can be made through cash, check, credit card and paypal. For credit card and paypal payments, there is an additional 3% surcharge fee required. Paypal payments can be made to: firstname.lastname@example.org -- please add the 3% to your payment. Please make checks payable to Special Delivery Midwifery Care.
We do accept insurance as a form of payment for services. We also accept cash, check, paypal and credit card. For all credit card payments, there is an additional 3% surcharge. To determine if your insurance company will pay for your birth with us, please visit our billing website at www.LarsenBilling.com and input your insurance information. There is a $20 fee for this insurance verification process charged by the billing company.VERIFIYING INSURANCE
Verifying Benefits through Larsen Billing Service
1. Go to www.larsenbilling.com
2. From the PARENTS tab, select VERIFICATION OF BENEFITS
3. Select REGISTRATION FORM
Complete and submit the Patient Registration Form - - Be sure to include the midwife’s name if this is a group or birth center. A VOB will not be completed without that information.
Your Provider PIN is: 09746
4. Choose type of Insurance from drop-down menu Medicaid does not require a VOB so no payment will be collected
5. Select PAY NOW, to pay the VOB service fee
Unfortunately, SoonerCare does not cover for out-of-hospital births. If you have SoonerCare, they will cover the cost of lab work and ultrasounds but not for the midwifery services. In this case, you will be treated as a self-pay client.