A BreastfeedLA Webinar featuring Meg Beard, MPH, MCHES, RDN, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Support Through Medi-Cal: Reimbursement through CPSP as an FQHC
Please join us for a live webinar on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 10a.m. to 11:00a.m. (Pacific) with Live Question and Answer Session from 11-11:30 a.m.
We are proud to present a one-hour webinar followed by Q&A focused on building understanding about how to develop a pathway for reimbursement for lactation services in your agency.
Guidance will be provided to help you to determine the important factors you will need to explore as you create a plan for your agency to generate revenue for lactation services.
By identifying professionals who are able to bill for breastfeeding care and considering your agency’s FQHC or CPSP status*, attendees will be able to form a plan for seeking reimbursement.
*It will be helpful for you to find out prior to the webinar whether your agency has FQHC or CPSP status (or both.)
Following the didactic presentations, participants will be able to:
This webinar is approved for 1 E-CERP and 1 CEU.
Meg Beard, MPH, MCHES, RDN, IBCLC has been the Breastfeeding Coordinator for Santa Barbara County WIC in California for the last 18 ½ years and chairs and writes grants for the Santa Barbara County Breastfeeding Coalition. Santa Barbara County was one of the first agencies to generate new revenue for IBCLC visits and was the recipient of the California state WIC “Best Practice Award” in 2003 and 2009. Her experiences in implementing the steps to reimbursement are a valuable tool for many agencies.
Earlybird Registration Ends Feb 22, 2017 at midnight Pacific time $25
Live Webinar Access (includes Recorded Webinar Access) Available until 3/2/17 at 9a.m.Pacific $30
Recorded Webinar Access $30
This webinar will be conducted using Zoom software. Instructions on how to access the webinar will be included in a registration confirmation email.
Participant Confirmation, Handouts and Certificates
Registration confirmation will be sent to participants via email. Presentation handouts are sent via e-mail 2 business days prior to the seminar. Certificates of attendance and continuing education will be delivered to attendee via email following completion of webinar evaluation.
Written cancellations received by Midnight Pacific Time on Feb 22, 2017 will be granted, subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle hands-on modality that can help mothers and babies who are having breastfeeding problems. This one-day seminar will provide an explanation of what CranioSacral Therapy is, how it works, and why it can be useful to breastfeeding families.
10:30am What is CranioSacral Therapy?
12:00pm The CranioSacral Rhythm: Theory and Practice
1:15pm Lunch (*please bring your own lunch)
2:15pm CranioSacral Therapy Touch: Energy Transmission & Tissue Release
3:45pm CranioSacral Therapy Applications for Breastfeeding
INSTRUCTOR: Ellen Steinberg, RN, LCCE, IBCLC, CST, is a lactation consultant and CranioSacral Therapist who has been providing healthcare services to expectant and new families for over 30 years. Ellen is a registered nurse, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. As an Upledger-Certified CranioSacral Therapist, Ellen specializes in working with mothers and babies.
REGISTRATION: $125 until one week in advance / $150 thereafter
To register, either:
-Send a check to:
4431 Callada Place
Tarzana, CA 91356
-or, Send via PayPal to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Details to be announced!
Presented by Los Angeles County Action Learning Collaborative
Save-the- Date! The Los Angeles Action Learning Collaborative will be hosting their 2nd annual Health Disparities conference on November 15, 2017.
Health professionals who work with pregnant women and infants are invited to join us for this event. Presenters will discuss the factors negatively impacting maternal and infant health in Los Angeles County and outline strategies to reduce racial, ethnic and geographic disparities in birth outcomes.
Registration will open in September 2017. The training will take place at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles, CA.