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What is the Pregnancy-Related Services (PRS) Program?
PRS is a package of services available to all pregnant women who receive Medicaid. The services promote a healthy pregnancy with positive birth outcomes. These services are provided in addition to regular prenatal care.
What are the benefits?
Quality prenatal care will:
Begin from date of identification of pregnancy through 60 days after birth or miscarriage
Increase the mother’s well-being during pregnancy
Help prevent complications and minimize discomfort
Help identify danger signals for early labor or miscarriage
Increase the likelihood of having a healthy baby
Reduce the risk of birth defects
Provide education on how to take care of the baby
What if I am high risk?
The PRS program will pay for home visits and monitoring devices if your doctor determines you have a high-risk pregnancy and home visits are medically necessary.
Do I qualify?
PRS is available to all pregnant women who are on
Medicaid. If a woman is on Medicaid and thinks she may be pregnant, PRS can provide transportation and pay for the pregnancy test.
How do I apply for Medicaid?
Applications are available:
Download the application and instructions on how to complete application
At your local county department of job and family services
To have an application mailed or faxed, call
For TTY/TDD, call 1-800-292-3572
Completed and signed applications must be faxed,
mailed or dropped off at the local CDJS along with proof of:
Citizenship or qualified alien status
Proof of other insurance (if any)
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