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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 …

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 …

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 …

Billing Provider: Trine Bradshaw

Trine Bradshaw is a very busy IBCLC in Arizona. She is in network with Blue Cross and she signed up with Lactation Practice Billing Service as soon as we launched. We asked Trine about her business and about her experience with our billing service. LP: Tell us a little about your business. You seem to …

Key Components of “Incident To” Billing

Key Components of “Incident To” Billing Incident-to billing is a way of billing outpatient services (rendered in a physician’s office located in a separate office or in an institution, or in a patient’s home) provided by a non-physician practitioner (NPP) such as a nurse practitioner (NP), physician assistant (PA), or other non-physician provider.  *Physician must …

Why Are We Here?

We feel passionately that every breastfeeding parent deserves high quality lactation care that is affordable and accessible. We also believe that IBCLCs in private practice have great value and should be able to practice their craft, support all families who desire help AND make a good living. What we are seeing and hearing from IBCLC’s …