Mississippi State Department of Health

The Perinatal High Risk Management/Infant Services System (PHRM/ISS) is a case management program for high-risk pregnant women and their babies less than one year old. PHRM/ISS provides enhanced access to health care, nutritional and psychosocial support, home visits, and health education.

The purpose of PHRM/ISS is to help reduce the infant mortality rate and to help reduce the rates of low and very low birth weight infants in Mississippi.

Find out more about Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby (the program for pregnant and parenting teens)

Who is Eligible?

Medicaid beneficiaries are eligible to participate in the PHRM/ISS case management program when a provider identifies one or more positive risk factors on the PHRM/ISS Perinatal Screening Form.

PHRM/ISS Services

If you are eligible and decide to participate in the PHRM/ISS program, you will receive services from a case management team consisting of a public health nurse, social worker, and nutritionist. Your case management team may help you with:

What is Your Role?

This is a voluntary program. If you decide to participate, and your health care provider decides that you are qualified to enroll, you will be asked to:

More Information


For more information on the PHRM/ISS program, or to see whether you qualify for services, contact your county health department, or call 800-721-7222 (601-576-7463).

Links referenced
Find out more    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,18601,106,html
Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,18601,106,html
Infant Screening Form    https://medicaid.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PHRMISSInfantRiskScreening.pdf
Maternity Screening Form    https://medicaid.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PHRMISSMaternityRiskScreening.pdf
PHRM/ISS Flyer    https://medicaid.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PHRM_ISS_flyer.pdf
Fact sheet: An Overview of the MSDh PHRM/ISS Program    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,8434,106,pdf/PHRM-ISS_Overview_2017.pdf
Find a county health department near you    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
Visit the PHRM/ISS program web page at the Mississippi Division of Medicaid    http://www.medicaid.ms.gov/programs/perinatal-high-risk-managementinfant-services-system-phrmiss-2/
county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html

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