California State Application for License
Complete and up to date information on the Medical Board of California Website for your License Application
Through the Medical Board website you will find all necessary steps, forms and instructions for completing the application process.
National Provider Identifier (NPI Number)Necessary for insurance billing and sometimes requested on lab requisition.
To obtain an NPI number, you need to set it up at the above website.
California Association of MidwivesJoin CAM at Become a Member page.
LabcorpAfter you become a CAM member, you are eligible for the CAM discount at Labcorp. A How-To guide for Labcorp is in the Members-Only section of the CAM website.
Midwifery Practice Act of 1993Details about Licensed Midwife Practice, including mandatory client disclosure, standards of care and midwifery regulation.
Midwifery Billing Services
These companies can bill insurance companies for your clients for a fee.
MANA StatsConsider participating in the MANA Statistics project to further data collection for planned out-of-hospital birth. The data is intended to support research on midwifery practice. Please click here for more information and to sign up.
Maintain your license by submitting your annual reportCreate an account for your Annual Licensed Midwife Report with OSHPD
Review the LMAR user guide
Out of Hospital Birth RegistrationContact your local county office of Vital Records.
Below is an example of the document some counties use. Does not apply to all counties.
Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP) Contact InformationIn order to facilitate State of California Prenatal Screening and Newborn Screening Labs you'll need to register as a provider and order requisition materials. For more information go to GDSP’s Website: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/GDSP
Basic Newborn Screen Information
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Richmond, CA 94804
Voice: (510) 412-1502 / Fax: (510) 412-1548
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