Charting for Midwives

Nancy Koerber


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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.