All Washington based plans are required by law to pay for midwifery services including prenatal care, the birth, and the postpartum care. Some plans will cover only birth center birth, and not home birth. Ann Olsen has an excellent medical billing service that can help to answer your questions about your coverages.
Ann Olsen is contracted as a preferred provider with:
- Regence Blue Shield
- Premera Blue Cross
- First Choice Health, including
- Great West
- other smaller insurance companies
- United Healthcare
- Uniform Medical Plan
Though not always as part of their preferred provider networks, Ann also accepts:
- other insurance policies
Washington State Medicaid, a program through the Department of Social and Health Services, covers midwifery service. If you want to enroll in this program or want to know if you qualify call 1-800-322-2588 for more information. Ann Olsen is contracted with:
- Community Health Plan of Washington
- Regence Healthy Options plan
- and also accepts open coupons
If you do not have insurance and you don't want or qualify for Medicaid, Ann offers a substantually discounted fee to those that pay in full by their 36th week of pregnancy. If you are cash pay, in addition to her fees you will also have charges for lab work, and an ultrasound if desired or needed.