House clears bill to cover midwives under Medicaid

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... The Idaho House has signed off on a bill that would give Medicaid clients the option of using midwives during childbirth.

The bill ... has the potential to save the state's Medicaid fund thousands of dollars annually if more women opt for a midwife over a hospital visit.

... the cost of a Medicaid-covered hospital birth is a little more than $6,000, while a midwife-assisted birth is estimated at Medicaid about $1,500 ...

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