The Bright Start Program for Pregnant Participants
The Bright Start® program is a focused collaboration designed to improve prenatal care for pregnant Participants by promoting healthy behaviors and controlling risk factors during pregnancy, with the ultimate outcome of our Participants delivering healthy, full-term infants who will have a bright start in their new life.
Early identification of pregnant Participants.
Early and continual intervention throughout pregnancy.
Facilitate access to needed services and resources, such as:
- Dental screenings.
- Behavioral health screenings.
Build collaborative relationships with community-based agencies that specialize in services for maternal-child health.
Provision of programs designed to encourage Participants to seek care and follow prenatal protocol.
Service Coordinators play a hands-on role, as necessary, in coordinating and facilitating care with the Participants’ physicians and home health care agencies. They also outreach to ensure Participant follow-up with medical appointments, identify potential barriers to getting care, and encourage appropriate prenatal behavior.
Participants enrolled in the Bright Start program receive a variety of interventions depending upon the assessed risk of their pregnancy.
Low-risk Participants receive educational material about pregnancy, preparing for delivery, and how to access a Service Coordinator for any questions or issues.
Low-risk Participants also receive an outreach call after delivery to complete a postpartum survey.
High-risk Participants receive case management interventions by a case manager.
For more information or to refer Participants to the Bright Start program, call 1-800-521-6867.