Requirements In order to qualify for the prenatal case management program, a client must be eligible for Medicaid, live in Greene County, have at least one risk factor (see below), and have a laboratory-confirmed positive pregnancy test.
Pregnancy Testing Free pregnancy testing is available at the Jordan Valley Community Health Center at 440 E. Tampa in Springfield. No appointment is necessary.
Risk Factors To qualify for the program, clients must have at least one risk factor. Examples of risk factors include:
Alcohol abuse by client or partner
Considered relinquishment of infant
Drug dependence or misuse by client or partner
Living alone or single parent living alone
Mother's age is 17 years or less at the time of conception
Mother's age is 35 years or greater at time of conception
Multiple fetuses in current pregnancy
Partner with history of violence
Physical or emotional abuse / neglect of client
Physical abuse or neglect of children in the home
Pre-pregnancy weight less than 100 pounds
Previous infant death
Prior low birth weight baby
These are just some of the risk factors that will qualify you for prenatal case management. To discuss your particular situation, call us at (417) 864-1688.