Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) is a Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus benefit that helps pregnant women get the support and services they need to have a healthy baby. PNCC services include:
- Help getting the health care you need
- Personal support
- Information on good eating habits and health practices
- Help finding needed services in your community
The purpose of the Medicaid Prenatal Care Coordination program is to provide access to medical, social, educational, and other services to pregnant women who are considered high risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes. The components of this benefit are outreach, assessment, care plan development, ongoing care coordination and monitoring, and health education and nutrition counseling. Some key outcome indicators include: Tobacco Exposure, Alcohol Use, Breastfeeding, Safe Infant Sleep Practices, Perinatal Depression, Family Planning, and Involved Father.
Information for prospective providers can found on the ForwardHealth website or by calling Provider Relations Field Representatives at 1-800-947-9627.
The Well Badger Resource Center can help families identify Prenatal Care Coordination providers in their area or by calling 1-800-642-7837 or texting 1-608-360-9328.