H.R.4872 - Certified Nurse Midwifery Medicare Services Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
Summary: H.R.4872 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Introduced in House (10/20/1998)
Certified Nurse Midwifery Medicare Services Act of 1998 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of and payment for the following under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance): (1) certified midwife services (currently only certified nurse-midwife services are covered); and (2) freestanding birth center services.
Declares that nothing precludes certified nurse-midwives and certified midwives from teaching or supervising an intern or resident-in-training.