A Certified Nurse Midwife is a licensed registered nurse who is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing as an advanced practice registered nurse in nurse-midwifery and who is also certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Methodology / Rules
The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) program rules are located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 354, SubChapter A, Division 16, Rules 1251-1252.
Reimbursement Rules applicable to the Medicaid services delivered by Certified Nurse Midwife(s) are located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, SubChapter J, Division 5, Rule 8085 and Division 9, Rule 8161.
The fee schedules and any periodic adjustment(s) to the fee schedules are published in banner messages contained in provider Remittance and Status (R&S) reports, Medicaid Bulletin articles, web postings, provider manual, fee schedules or other provider notification.
Payment Rate Information
Payment rate information is published by procedure code in the applicable Texas Medicaid Fee Schedule located on the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) website (see Fee Schedules).