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Certified Nurse Midwife


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.


Note: Rate Analysis staff can assist you with questions concerning only payment rates for the specified services. They are not able to answer other types of questions, such as the status of payment for services rendered or questions involving eligibility for care services. Please refer to the section entitled "Certified Nurse Midwife" in the current Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual.

If you have questions regarding Certified Nurse Midwife payment rates, please call the Rate Analyst on the Contacts List.

If you have questions regarding Certified Nurse Midwife program/policy issues, please call the TMHP Contact Center on the Contacts List.

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).

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Updated: February 12, 2015