Children’s Medical Services (CMS) provides medical care coordination for children from birth to age 21 who have disabling conditions or chronic diseases. CMS can provide assistance with long-term specialized care, medical equipment, medications, physical therapy, hospitalization, occupational therapy, nursing services, family education, social services and case coordination. The goal of CMS is to help each child reach his or her maximum potential. CMS is supported with state and federal funds.
Eligibility for CMS is based on income, type of medical condition and the age of the child. PeachCare, Medicaid, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are accepted. Families with or without insurance are also accepted and may (depending on their income) be required to pay a portion of cost based on a sliding fee scale. Examples of medical conditions covered by CMS include asthma, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, scoliosis, seizures, neurological disorders, immune disorders, hydrocephalus, hearing conditions, Down syndrome, craniofacial disorders, cleft lip and palate, orthopedic disorders, cardiac conditions, chronic lung conditions, vision disorders (other than corrective lenses), diabetes, urinary tract disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and genetic disorders.
For more information, call 912-644-5805.
Click here to download a referral form: C1 REFERRAL FORM- 2012
Our fax number is 912-349-2326.