Physicians Sue Missouri Over Midwifery Law

Readers of this blog (and many others) often express a belief that under trained “mid-level providers” are equivalent to board certified physicians. If this law is allowed to go into effect, some unfortunate families will pay the ultimate price for their state’s legislative naivety…

In June, Gov. Matt Blunt signed into law a bill to make health insurance more affordable for the state’s citizens. The law includes a provision granting certified professional midwives the right to practice independently.

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