Maternal and Child

Maternal and Child Health

Our Mission

The Maternal & Child Health division of the Wicomico County Health Department is comprised of several programs that are dedicated to the mission of protecting, promoting, and improving the health and well-being of women, children, and families as well as elderly and disabled citizens. This is achieved through education, prevention, and case management, and by providing those in need with access to prenatal and health care systems. Please see the links in the sidebar for more information about our individual programs. 

Administrative Care Coordination Unit (ACCU) & Ombudsman Program

Administrative Care Coordination Unit (ACCU): The mission of ACCU is to provide education and outreach to Medical Assistance recipients to increase awareness of Medical Assistance Programs. Ombudsman Program: Attempt to resolve disputes by educating the MCO/MCO provider and the enrollee; utilize mediation or other dispute resolution techniques; assist the enrollee in negotiating the MCO’s internal…

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Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)

These services are available: Family Centered Care Coordination: a valuable service, our CYSHCN program, can help navigate you through the health care system by giving assistance in communicating with providers and agencies that help support children with special needs. A nurse can help coordinate services, address any questions, reduce barriers for care and/or help refer care givers to…

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