Healthy Beginnings Plus is Pennsylvania’s effort to assist low-income, pregnant women who are eligible for Medical Assistance in having a positive prenatal care experience. Healthy Beginnings Plus expands maternity services that can be reimbursed by the Medical Assistance Program. The intent of Healthy Beginnings Plus is to render services that meet women’s psychosocial needs in addition to rendering traditional medical/obstetric services. Pregnant clients may elect to participate in Healthy Beginnings Plus or receive their prenatal care in the traditional Medical Assistance system.
If you are a consumer, please note that the Healthy Beginnings Plus Program is part of Medical Assistance and there is no special application to qualify for this program.
To enroll in this program you must:
If you wish to apply for Medical Assistance please click on this link:
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