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Maternity Benefits Verification

Verification of maternity benefits for home birth or birth center services and Pre-Authorization for midwifery services. Natural Health Advocate will also create an estimate showing out of pocket costs.

Out-of-Network Exception

Full representation of client to the respective insurance carrier(s) to obtain in-network benefits for specified licensed Midwife. Unlimited appeals (if necessary) are submitted on behalf of the member. Natural Health Advocate also verifies correct reimbursement according to individual’s benefit summary.

Maternity Leave Coordination

Coordinates and maximizes Federal and State benefits: Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Pregnancy Disability Leave (CA PDL), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and California Paid Family Leave (CA PFL). Natural Health Advocate also coordinates Short Term Disability policies, if applicable.


Maternity and/or non-maternity related. Services can include advising client on how to independently obtain an out-of-network exception. Services may also include overseeing claim reconciliation or billing disputes.


Insurance Magic!

Health care can be wildly expensive to the average consumer. For instance, an uncomplicated hospital birth cost average is $26,000! Health insurance is a way to reduce your health care bill, but the world of insurance is tricky and filled with technical jargon. This one-hour class is aimed at helping you understanding your medical insurance benefits, identifying the cost difference between hospital and midwife births, and how to attain possible reimbursement through your medical insurance plan.

If you’ve ever felt like you need help navigating through the complex world of health insurance, now is your chance to get your questions answered and really understand what you paid for.

This class is for anyone, no matter where you are choosing to birth your baby as you will learn not only about midwifery care and insurance, but also what you need to know once your baby comes into the world and you need to work with pediatricians. Because we feel so strongly about parenting being empowered in understanding their insurance, we have made the cost affordable at $26.00 per couple.

Location: GraceFull Birthing
2815 West Sunset Blvd. #205
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 blocks west of Silverlake Blvd
Next Class: TBD
TO SIGN UP: Give us a call at (818) 925-0642, or email for more information.



PPO, EPO, and HMO subscribers welcome. Natural Health Advocate does not guarantee any monies received by any insurance carrier. Our position is to help you bill your respective insurance carrier independently. Information provided by Natural Health Advocates should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We do not answer specific medical questions. Always consult a trained medical professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice as a result of something discussed with Natural Health Advocate.
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