OHCA Policies and Rules
(a) Services billed by a contracted IBCLC are only covered when performed in the IBCLC's office setting, patient's home, or other confidential outpatient setting. Payment for inpatient services provided by a Lactation Consultant is included in the hospital's per diem rate.
(b) No separate reimbursement will be made to a facility.
(c) Services are not to duplicate any basic breastfeeding education/training a member may have received through another program such as WIC or the Children's First Program and services must be problem focused.
(d) Services provided by a contracted IBCLC must be provided face-to-face and in an individual setting.
(e) Reimbursement is limited to not more than 6 sessions per pregnancy and must be objectively documented as medically necessary.
Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.