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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Maternal Infant Health Program Offers Free Services to Women and Children with Medicaid

MIHP

JACKSON COUNTY, MI – The Jackson County Health Department’s Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) is a free, in home service to women and children in the Jackson community. You may be eligible for this service if you are pregnant or have an infant under a year old. 

The Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) services include: 

  •  Maternal and infant health assessment completed by nurse or social worker; 
  •  Registered nurse, licensed social worker and registered dietician team development of care plans; 
  •  Coordination of MIHP services with the beneficiary's medical care provider and Medicaid Health Plan (who assist and supplement that care); 
  •  Registered nurse, licensed social worker, and registered dietitian conduct home or office visits provided with interventions based on the plan of care; 
  •  Transportation services arranged if needed; 
  •  Referrals to local community services (e.g., mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, basic needs assistance) as needed; and 
  •  Referral to local childbirth education or parenting classes.

Applying for services is simple. If you or your baby already has Medicaid, call Ann Sloan at 517-768-2114 to make an appointment. For more information about MIHP, contact Ann Sloan or look us up on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JacksonMIHP

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