Health Care Reform and the Midwives Model of Care: Opportunities and Challenges for the Integration of CPMs

Brynne Potter, CPM presented on March 17th at 2:30pm.

There is significant alignment between the vision of increased patient autonomy as outlined in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the fundamental principles of woman-centered education and decision-making that CPMs provide as part of our standard of care. Opportunities to showcase our successes in developing continuous healing relationships and increased patient engagement can be achieved through a better understanding of new tools for Shared Decision Making and Informed Consent.