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Business Section

Welcome to the Business Section website.


Here are some helpful facts and resources for members who want to know more about The Business of Midwifery.

What is the responsibility of the ACNM Business Section?

According to the Division of Standards and Procedures, the Business Section’s Responsibilities include:

  1. Maintain and update information materials in written format and on business section webpage addressing the business needs of CNMs in clinical practice.
  2. Provide expertise and representation to the planning group for Midwifery Works!
  3. Provide expertise to the ACNM list serve on CNM business issues, questions, and concerns.
  4. Coordinate with MBN Caucus to provide a professional network and forum for CNMs and SNMs who have interests and/or needs related to the business aspects of clinical practice.
  5. Monitor ongoing matters related to the CNM reimbursement cycle; provide membership education on same.
  6. Serve or identify individuals who can provide business expertise on selected business topics on behalf of the ACNM.
  7. Support ACNM staff in responding to member inquiries about business matters
  8. Provide updated resources, information and education about Electronic Health records for ACNM members through webinars and education sessions/workshops and when requested by the BOD. 
  9. Follow the Business list-serve,
  10. Maintain "Getting Paid"

Following is a graphic representation of the ACNM Business Section and the MBN Caucus:

ACNM Business Section


What is the difference between the ACNM Business Section and the Midwifery Business Network  (MBN) Caucus?

The MBN Caucus developed out of the roots of the Services Director’s Network, founded in ____ which became the Midwifery Business Network in ___.  2015 was the Inaugural year of the MBN Caucus. MBN Caucus Board Members are responsible for planning networking events at the ACNM Annual Meeting in the spring/summer and at Midwifery Work! each fall.  Members of the MBN Board of Directors have a clearly defined bylaws document which can be found on the MBN Caucus website (soon to be published). Following is a graphic representation of the ACNM Business Section and the MBN Caucus:


Who are the ACNM Business Section Members?

As of 10/1/2016 the Business Section Members are:

   Barbara Hughes - Business Section Chair

   Barbara Wax - MBN Caucus President


 

Support the Teresa Marsico Memorial Fund and Help Fulfill ACNM’s Strategic Plan


Donors to the A.C.N.M. Foundation can help ACNM achieve their 2015-2020 Strategic Plan by designating their monies to the “Marsico Fund” when making contributions at: http://www.midwife.org/charitable-contributions





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