Investment Guide

CASH PAYMENT PACKAGE

The practice’s standard package fee for midwifery services is $5,000.00. If you are cash pay, an additional $1,000.00 will apply for travel over 35 miles from our facility for a home birth.

Fees will include:

  • Regular prenatal office visits during normal business hours
  • If planning a homebirth – 1 prenatal home visit at approximately 38 weeks
  • For home birth: labor, birth and immediate postpartum care for mom and baby (2-3 hours)
  • For birth center: labor, birth, and 4-6 hours of postpartum care at the birth center
  • Birth Assistant fee if applicable
  • Standard birth supplies provided at the birth center – Home births will order their own birth kit
  • Postpartum phone call within 24 hours
  • Postpartum office visits at 42-78 hours and 6 weeks

 

Fees do not include:

  • Lab work
  • After Hours prenatal or postpartum visits (additional $75.00 per visit)
  • Special Circumstances concerning health conditions that require extra prenatal visits and advanced healthcare services will require an additional contract and $600 fee
  • Additional fee if home visits requested in place of office visits ($75.00 per visit plus mileage @ $.50 a mile)
  • Any referred services (e.g., ultrasound, consultations, childbirth classes)
  • Birth kit for homebirth
  • Cost of pool for home birth
  • Rhogam
  • Antibiotics
  • Reservation Fee

INSURANCE PACKAGE

We accept all Major Insurances and are in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Baylor Scott & White and Ambetter. A Verification of Benefits letter is required so we can calculate your estimated out of pocket expenses. A Verification of benefits is an ESTIMATE. You are responsible to pay your estimated out of pocket expense by 36 weeks of pregnancy. There will be a $25 fee for this verification process. Payment of deductible and copay required to be paid by 36 weeks.

An additional $1,000.00 will apply for travel over 35 miles from our facility for a home birth. This will be part of your out of pocket costs and will be billed to you, the client.

Fees will include:

  • Regular prenatal office visits during normal business hours
  • If planning a homebirth – 1 prenatal home visit at approximately 38 weeks
  • For home birth: labor, birth and immediate postpartum care for mom and baby (2-3 hours)
  • For birth center: labor, birth, and 2-6 hours of postpartum care at the birth center
  • Birth Assistant fee if applicable
  • Standard birth supplies provided at the birth center – Home births will order their own birth kit and prepare their own supplies. You can order your pre-made birth kit at www.inhishands.com under Waco Birth Center & Clinic.
  • Postpartum phone call within 24 hours
  • Postpartum office visits at 48-72 hours and 6 weeks

 

Fees do not include:

  • Verification of Benefits
  • Client Responsibility
  • After Hours prenatal or postpartum visits (additional $75.00 per visit)
  • Special Circumstances concerning health conditions that require extra prenatal visits and advanced healthcare services will require an additional contract and $600 fee
  • Additional fee if home visits requested in place of office visits ($75.00 per visit plus mileage @ $.50 a mile)
  • Any referred services (e.g., ultrasound, consultations, childbirth classes)
  • Birth kit for homebirth
  • Reservation Fee

MEDICAID PACKAGE

We are in-network with Superior Medicaid. Medicaid covers most services within normal pregnancy. In the event where the client requires a service not covered by Medicaid, the client will be informed and will be presented with a consent to sign before being charged.

Fees will include:

  • Regular prenatal office visits during normal business hours
  • Birth center labor, birth, and 2-6 hours of postpartum care
  • Birth Assistant fee if applicable
  • Standard birth supplies provided at the birth center
  • Postpartum phone call within 24 hours
  • Postpartum office visits at 48-72 hours and 6 weeks

 

Fees do not include:

  • After Hours prenatal or postpartum visits (additional $75.00 per visit)
  • Additional fee if home visits requested in place of office visits ($75.00 per visit plus mileage @ $.50 a mile)
  • Any referred services (e.g., ultrasound, consultations, childbirth classes)
  • Reservation Fee
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RESERVATION FEE

We require a reservation fee of $325.00 to be paid by 36 weeks. This fee applies to all clients whether you are Cash Pay, Insurance or Medicaid.

You, the client, are responsible for this fee. It is not billed to insurance. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and applies to home birth/birth center clients.