Charting for Midwives
Summer Island Retreat
Nancy Koerber, CPM, CPC, Associates Business Admin.
Nancy has a unique background that includes experience in both the clinical and administrative
foundations of midwifery and healthcare management. She became a Certified Professional
Midwife credentialed through the North American Registry of Midwives in 1995, having
practiced in NC since 1982. Nancy co-founded and co-owned New Dawn Midwifery from its
inception in 1997 to 2010, where she served as practice administrator, assistant to nurse-
midwives at home births, childbirth educator, and mentor and preceptor for out-of- hospital
births. In addition, Nancy has twenty years of experience in medical office management
performing coding, billing and chart documentation oversight in various medical specialties that included family practice, behavioral health, ob/gyn, and pediatrics. She has an Associates
Degree in Business, and has experience in management for start ups and small operations.
Recently, she worked for a community health center as medical coder and auditor, team leader
for the ICD-10 transition, and compliance educator for providers and residents. Today she is the
Executive Director of the newly opened WNC Birth Center, Asheville, NC.
Nancy has been married to her husband, John, for 40 years, has 3 children, and 5 grandchildren. Nancy comes from a large extended family and has served as midwife for 27 of them.