Insurance & Billing
Licensed midwives are covered by all Washington-based insurance companies. Many out of state policies also provide coverage for midwifery services.
Puget Sound Birth Center is covered by almost all insurance plans, and is in-network with most, including but not limited to:
All Apple Health plans (Molina, Amerigroup, Community Health, UHC Community Plan, Coordinated Care)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Choice Health
United Health Care
There are, however, numerous plans within each company, so it's always best to check with our wonderful billing specialist Ingrid at Island Billing Services:
It is also worth calling Ingrid if you are not insured and would like some tips on the best insurance plans covering midwives and birth centers.
Washington Apple Health (Medicaid)
Medicaid/DSHS plans are now called Apple Health, and are one of the options available through the Health Care Exchanges. For more information, see http://www.hca.wa.gov/medicaid/Pages/index.aspx
You can sign up for any Affordable Care Act Exchange plan, including Apple Health, here: WAHealthPlanFinder.org