Insurance Reimbursement & FSA/HSA Information

We are happy to provide you with the necessary documentation to provide to your insurance or employer

How to Request Reimbursement

For your Doula support

 - Pay your doula in full. Once your balance is taken care of you can

   go ahead and submit to your insurance.

- Get a receipt which includes the following information:

         -Doula’s:

           name

           address

           social security number/taxpayer ID number and NPI number

           signature

           Diagnosis code (V22.2, intrauterine pregnancy)

           CPT code for services provided

           (99499, Evaluation and Management Services – Labor Support)

           Date and location services were provided

           Mother’s name

           Total charge for services

           Dates and amounts of payments

           Payment method

 

- Submit the invoice with a claim form to your insurance company or

  flexible spending account (FSA) company’s claims department.

- Within a few weeks, you should receive a response

 

If they need more information before they can process your claim, please follow up with them with what additional information you need to submit.

If they say that this is not a covered expense please contact us and we will help you with the appeal process or with any additional action needed on our part.

Supporting Research:

You may wish to include any information the following research in your submission as supporting evidence

- DONA’s Position Paper: https://www.dona.org/acog-smfm-statement-one-of-the-most-effective-tools-to-reduce-the-cesarean-rate-doulas/

- Cochrane Review on continuous labor support

- http://www.birthyourwaytas.com/uploads/8/1/8/0/81806338/doula_study_reduces_caesarean.pdf

ACOG - http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Obstetric-Care-Consensus-Series/Safe-Prevention-of-the-Primary-Cesarean-Delivery

How to Request Reimbursement

For your Lactation Consult

- Pay your doula in full. Once your balance is paid request a invoice

- Request a copy of your superbill by email 

- Print it out BEFORE your appointment

- Submit the invoice with a claim form to your insurance company or

  flexible spending account (FSA) company’s claims department.

- Within a few weeks, you should receive a response

 

If they need more information before they can process your claim, please follow up with them with what additional information you need to submit.

If they say that this is not a covered expense please contact us and we will help you with the appeal process or with any additional action needed on our part.

Insurance Reimbursement

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About Ellie

I am a licensed Midwife

and a Doula!
I have four kiddos of my own.
I like to bring the normality back to what has become a highly medical event by nurturing and empowering parents.
I add a calm and holistic touch to your evidence based care!

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