Free Standing Birthing Centers

HOW TO ACCESS:

Certified Nurse Midwife or Licensed Midwife

ELIGIBILITY:

All Medicaid eligible pregnant women.

COVERED SERVICES:

Vaginal delivery services for females who have had a low risk, normal pregnancy, prenatal care and that are expected to have an uncomplicated labor and normal vaginal delivery.

COMMENTS:

A Free Standing Birthing Center is a free standing facility, separate from a hospital.

Stays for delivery are usually less than 24 hours.

Epidural anesthesia is not provided for deliveries at Free Standing Birthing Centers.

** Please Note: The contact person and number provided should not be utilized for making appointments. Members that are enrolled with one of the Healthy Louisiana plans should contact Healthy Louisiana via the information below:

https://www.myplan.healthy.la.gov/en

Phone

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 1-855-229-6848.

For hearing impaired (TTY) please call

1-855-526-3346.

Mail

Healthy Louisiana

P.O. Box 1097

Atlanta, GA 30301-9913

Fax

1-888-858-3875

 

CONTACT:

Crystal Faison

(225) 342-8233