[IL-CNM:838] Re: Anyone know her?

Joy Wayman kgbmack at intrnet.net
Fri Mar 24 20:55:17 CST 2000


Beth,
I'm involved in a similar battle.  Your victory is heartening.  Could you
tell me how I could find this legal statute.  It might help my case.

Thanks,
Joy Wayman  kgbmack at intrnet.net

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Subject: [IL-CNM:834] Re: Anyone know her?


> Actually I do.  Kathy is  the Clin SPec. in my unit.  She is on the side
of
> Midwifery!  She was trying to drum up information for our pending meeting.
>
>
> Thank you to all who helped forward information.  I was successful in
> maintaining my delivery privileges without any new stipulations. The only
> change was in the person who performes my case review.   Many of my
patients,
> other Md's on staff, and RN's wrote letters to offer support.  I also had
the
> assistance of a wonderful lawyer -- Steven Harris.  He actully found a
legal
> statute which stated that an MD does not need to be present when the CNM
> performs a delivery.  So thanks to you all for your help!!!
>
>
> Ps  Did you all see this week's nursing spectrum?  HCFA just stated that
> CRNA's may be re-imbursed for their services even when a MD is not
present!
>
> Beth
>


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