IBCLC health insurance

Why most private practice IBCLCs don’t take insurance

Posted 26 CommentsPosted in IBCLC, Insurance, Lactation Consultant, Licensure, Massachusetts

If you’ve done any research into pregnancy or breastfeeding in the United States in the past few years, it’s likely you’re aware that the Affordable Care Act expanded preventative health care services to include breastfeeding support- as of August 1, 2012, health plans in the United States were generally required to cover “breastfeeding support, supplies and […]

Rachel's favorite charting, billing and accounting resources for being a private practice lactation consultant

Business Advice for Private Practice Lactation Consultants: Rachel’s Toolkit Part 1

Posted 32 CommentsPosted in for IBCLCs, for professionals

These days I’m getting an awful lot of emails from you lovely IBCLCs (or future IBCLCs) looking for advice on how to grow your lactation consultant business.  Being a private practice IBCLC certainly has it’s perks (make your own schedule, meet families in their homes or in your own office, snuggle all the babies) but […]