9505.0320 Nurse Midwife Services


Published: 2015

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9505.0320 NURSE MIDWIFE SERVICES.


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Subpart 1.

Definitions.

For the purposes of this part, the following terms have the meanings given them.

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A.

"Maternity period" means the interval comprised of a woman's pregnancy, labor, and delivery and up to 60 days after delivery.


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B.

"Nurse midwife" means a registered nurse who is certified as a nurse midwife by the American College of Nurse Midwives.


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C.

"Nurse midwife service" means a health service provided by a nurse midwife for the care of the mother and newborn throughout the maternity period.



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Subp. 2.

Payment limitation.

Medical assistance payment for nurse midwife service is limited to services necessary to provide the care of the mother and newborn throughout the maternity period and provided within the scope of practice of the nurse midwife.