birthing hospital may develop its own procedures for the allocation of
Infant Registration forms to Head Midwives.
is important to note that if a midwife has privileges at more than one
birthing hospital the Infant Registration forms must be returned to site
of origin: the forms are not transferable as they are pre-printed with the
providers will have access to the newborn’s pre-allocated Health Number
for billing purposes immediately following the baby’s birth.
No additional forms need to be completed by the provider before
submitting claims for processing.
claims received within 90 days of the newborn’s date of birth and prior
to processing the Infant Registration form will be held by the Ministry
until the form is processed or until 90 days from the date of birth has
passed, whichever is earlier. Held
medical claims will not be paid if the registration is not processed
within 90 days from the newborn’s date of birth. Providers receive
notification on the Claims Error Report with an error code.
The Ministry will return rejected paper claims to providers who
submit in this format.
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