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Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC)

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PNCC is a Medicaid 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 (finding a doctor, scheduling prenatal appointments)
  • Personal support
  • Assistance with transportation arrangements for your medical appointments
  • Information on good eating habits and health practices (health education and nutrition counseling)
  • Information and help finding needed services in your community
  • Home visit after the child is born

Request for Referral to Program

Please click here to be taken to the form for a referral to the Maternal Child Health Program.  Return the completed and signed form according to the directions on the form.

Why is Medicaid doing this?

 Everyone at some time needs a helping hand with things such as:

  • Locating child care
  • Dealing with family or emotional problems
  • Coping with alcohol and other drug use
  • Dealing with other problems that are bothering you

Where can I find prenatal care coordination services?

Contact one of the following to find a care coordinator near you:

Portage County Health and Human Services Department 715-345-5350

WellBadger - 1-800-642-7837

Medicaid Recipient Services - 1-800-362-3002

Pregnancy and Parenting Resources for Families

Please click on any of the links below for more information regarding these resources:

Well Badger - Maternal Child Health Hotline:

Call 1-800-642-7837 or click below for health information and referrals for family services, health care, women's health and parenting.

Is This Product Safe For Me and/or My Child?

Product Recall

 Click on the link below to check the list of products being recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.



Medication Concerns in Pregnancy?treating-for-two-logo-500px

Click on the link below for the Treating for Two:  A National Strategy for Safer Medication Use in Pregnancy.