Case Management Program

Medicaid Case Management for Children and Pregnant Women is for children (birth to age 20) and pregnant women who get Medicaid; have a medical or mental health problem; and are at a high risk for getting medical or mental health problem. A case manager (Social Worker or Registered Nurse) is assigned to the client/family and assists them finding out what services they need; find services near where they live; teach them how to find and get other services; and make sure they are getting the services that are needed. Case managers can help clients/families access medical and dental services; medical supplies or equipment; access mental health services (psychological testing, assessment, and therapy); work on school or education issues; and referrals to other social services.

Case Management Program

Who can get a case manager?

  • Children (birth to age 20) and pregnant women who get Medicaid;
  • Have a medical or mental health problem; and/or
  • At high risks for getting a medical or mental health diagnosis.

What do case managers do?
A case manager will visit with the client or patient and then:

  • Find out what services are needed;
  • Find services near where client”s live;
  • Teach the client how to find and get other services; and
  • Make sure they are getting the services they need.

  
What kind of help can clients get?
Case managers can help clients or patients get:

  • Medical and dental services;
  • Medical supplies or equipment;
  • Access mental health services (psychological testing, assessment, and therapy)
  • Work on school or education issues; and
  • Referrals to other social services.

For more information on the program visit http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/caseman/default.shtm. If you are referring a client, please complete the “Medicaid Case Management Information” form and email it to monarchfamilyservices@gmail.com