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High-Risk Maternity/NICU Primary Care Program

Through our High Risk Maternity/NICU Primary Care Program, you can access a registered nurse who can help if you are facing a high-risk pregnancy or a newborn’s stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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The High-Risk Maternity/NICU Program provides specialized services for DSM members identified with a high-risk pregnancy and for newborns needing NICU interventions. Through this program, members receive access to a dedicated nurse who ensures continuity of care, clinical collaboration with doctors, family engagement, education and support, resource coordination and discharge planning.

How It Works

  • You may be identified as a candidate for this program by your doctor or through your claims. You can also self enroll.
  • If you are identified as a member with a high-risk pregnancy, you will be followed closely during your pregnancy and through delivery.
  • Once enrolled in the program, you will have access to a team of additional health care professionals, including a registered dietitian, behavioral health specialist and pharmacist, to support your health needs, including emotional and psychological needs.
  • Your Primary Nurse will:
    • Schedule regular calls with you to discuss your and your child’s needs.
    • Facilitate clinical collaboration with doctors and other health care professionals.
    • Provide education related to your child’s diagnosis and treatment.
    • Provide assistance in navigating the health care system, understanding your benefits and getting the right care from the right people at the right time.
    • Coordinate your child’s needs, including after his/her discharge from the hospital.
  • Each newborn needing NICU intervention will be followed through the first six months of his or her life.

How to Enroll

The High-Risk Maternity/NICU Primary Care Program is voluntary, free and available to eligible members who are DSM employees or a covered dependent of one. To enroll, call 1-888-621-5894, option 2.

Note: Horizon Primary Nurses cannot diagnose problems or recommend specific treatment. They are not a substitute for your doctor’s care. Always speak with your doctor before starting an exercise program or diet.