If you are pregnant, or have a baby less than a year old, you may be eligible for special services for you and your child under this Medicaid-covered program.
The Perinatal High Risk Management/Infant Services System (PHRM/ISS) was established to provide enhanced services to Medicaid-eligible pregnant/postpartum women and infants with high-risk pregnancies, including case management, psychosocial and nutritional counseling, home visits, and health education.
Who Is Eligible
Medicaid beneficiaries are eligible to participate in this program when a physician, nurse practitioner or certified nurse midwife Identifies one or more positive risk factors on the PHRM/ISS Perinatal Screening Form. This is a voluntary program. It is not mandatory for a beneficiary to participate in this program.A positive risk factor is any chronic condition that may cause a pregnant woman or her fetus to become ill during or after the pregnancy, as determined by a prenatal assessment.
If you're eligible and decide to take part in the PHRM/ISS program, our team of nurses, nutritionists and social workers will help you with:
- Finding a doctor for your pregnancy and for your baby
- Medical referrals
- Delivery planning
- Health information and diet advice
- Family planning
- Home visits
Your PartIn return for these services, we ask you to:
- Take part in your care
- Keep appointments
- Learn about your pregnancy
- Learn about your baby's development
- Ask questions!
To learn more about PHRM/ISS, you can:
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