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Right Start Prenatal Support 2021

October 22, 2021

To: Primary Care Providers, OB-GYN              

Contracts affected: All

No-cost Right Start prenatal and home visiting programs provide extra support, care, and education to your Highmark BCBSWNY high-risk expecting mothers. Our care management team offers:

  • Care coordination from the time pregnancy begins until six months after the baby is born
  • Education on pregnancy and infant care
  • Educational materials, tools, and resources to assist with pregnancy-related conditions
  • Intervention and home visits from a prenatal nurse for high-risk mothers, when applicable

When you refer eligible participants to our Right Start program prior to the 15th week of gestation, you will be reimbursed for each high-risk referral.

You can refer patients to the program by calling 1-877-878-8785 option 2, faxing the prenatal risk screening form to (716) 887-7913, or by submitting the form at the link below electronically.

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