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Billing Provider: Brenda Dalton

Lactation Practice recently had a conversation with one of our esteemed providers, Brenda Dalton, RN, IBCLC. She talked to me about her practice, and her experiences with insurance billing. Brenda has been an IBCLC since 2004 and has vast experience working in a hospital setting in the NICU as well as teaching breastfeeding classes. In …

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Billing Provider: Beth Brownstein

We’re pleased to have had an opportunity to catch up with Beth Brownstein. She has vast experience related to supporting breastfeeding including birth and postpartum doula work, hospital-based classes, breastfeeding support groups as well as being a home-visit IBCLC.  She’s been an IBCLC since 2011 and is excited to focus more on her private practice, now that her …

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Contracting with Insurance: Struggle no More!

Ours is a new profession, and because of that, our healthcare system doesn’t quite know what to do with us. In most states, we’re not licensed. We can’t prescribe. Many of us are not allowed to work as lactation consultants in hospitals or medical practices. As private practice lactation consultants, our clients must pay for …

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