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Medicaid/Midwife Question

Does anyone know if midwives are covered in Illinois under medicaid? I would rather not have an OB who I feel is more concerned about their schedule then delivering a child on the baby's schedule.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:36 AM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I think it depends on the midwife.

    I was in NC but first I went to the health department, then they asked which of their associated Drs or midwife I wanted. I asked for the midwife.

    if that doesn't work for you, their website should give you a list of all approved drs/midwifes you can pick from.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Some are, some are not. If you are in Chicago, send me a message and I can get you in contact with a great maternity resource

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:52 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • You would have to ask your caseworker about that, or call the info number on your card. Some supplemental plans cover midwives; again, you would have to call and ask to be sure.

    Answer by preacherskid at 12:03 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • doulala

    Answer by doulala at 12:45 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • good luck in ur search...

    Answer by mekarevell at 1:24 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

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