This course will enable doulas to understand the nuances of insurance codes, and how to assist clients in utilizing their insurance policies to offset the out-of-pocket costs associated with doula care.
Lesson 1: Understanding the Numbers & Codes
In this lesson, learners will identify and comprehend the definitions of common insurance terms. Additionally, learners will be presented with the criteria necessary for submitting claims to insurance companies.
Lesson 2: Can Doulas Use CPT Codes?
In this lesson, learners will analyze the insurance code most commonly used for doula services, and what that code actually means. Learners will be informed of the history of “doula-specific CPT codes” and the potential pitfalls associated with the codes.
Lesson 3: So What Can Doulas Do?
In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the concept of the “superbill” and how creating one can be beneficial to your clients seeking insurance reimbursement for doula services. Additionally, learners will be introduced to other types of insurance accounts that may cover doula services, and how to assist clients in utilizing them.