Frequently Asked Questions
About Maternity Care
CHC Member Questions
CHC MemberCare is for primary care needs whereas maternity care is specialized. CHS Maternity Care is separate from regular primary care, therefore, MemberCare continues during pregnancy
CHC does not have a “paused” status for MemberCare. If you terminate MemberCare during pregnancy and want to re-enroll later there is a $300 re-enrollment fee.
The first step is a urine pregnancy test confirmation and brief nurse visit to discuss any health concerns and prescribe prenatal vitamins. If you are a CHC member, this nurse visit is included in MemberCare.
General Maternity Care Questions
No. All aspects of Maternity Care are billed separately from MemberCare.
Maternity Care is billed per visit or service. An estimated fee schedule is available upon request for cash-pay patients. Hospital fees are billed to patients separate from the CHS Maternity Care fees.
CHS accepts some insurance plans. Contact our office or see our website for accepted plan
CHS Maternity Care provides all prenatal office visits, routine OB Labs, ultrasounds, labor and delivery, and six weeks of post-partum care.
Yes. The IRS considers the maternity care fees a qualified medical expense.
Yes. All cost sharing members (including Samaritan Given) will be regarded as cash-pay patients and payment for services will be due as fees are assessed. We will complete any required forms and provide a detailed invoice for you to submit to your sharing organization for reimbursement.
The first step is a urine pregnancy test confirmation and brief nurse visit to discuss any health concerns and prescribe prenatal vitamins. If you are a CHC member, this nurse visit is included in MemberCare. Following the nurse visit a pregnancy dating ultrasound is scheduled at 8-10 weeks pregnant.
Yes. We will request medical records documenting the prenatal care you have received and continue with your care through the rest of the pregnancy.
Upon your written request for records, information will be transferred to the new office and our doctors are available to brief your new obstetrician about your pregnancy.
CHS Maternity Care patients will be delivered at Spectrum Health Butterworth campus.
No. To ensure the quality and continuity of maternity care, CHS maternity services are not available for mothers who plan home or non-hospital birthing center deliveries.
Some aspects of Maternity Care, such as ultrasounds, will have additional fees for each additional baby.