New Mexico Statutes Chapter 59A. Insurance Code § 59A-47-28.1. Coverage for service of certified nurse-midwives and registered lay midwives
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A. Any individual and group subscriber contracts delivered in New Mexico which provide for obstetrical and/or maternity benefits on a service basis or an indemnity basis, or both, provide for treatment of persons for the prevention, cure or correction of any illness or physical or mental condition shall include coverage for the services of a certified nurse-midwife or registered lay midwife as defined in Subsection B of this section. Deductibles, limits of coverage or other terms and conditions of coverage for such services shall not differ substantially from coverage for the same or similar services provided by other practitioners.
B. As used in this section:
(1) “certified nurse-midwife” means any person who is licensed by the board of nursing as a registered nurse and who is registered with the health services division of the department of health; and
(2) “registered lay midwife” means any person who practices lay midwifery and who is registered as a registered lay midwife by the health services division of the department of health.
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