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 Medicaid & CHIP Enhanced Enrollment Services for Pregnant or Postpartum Women and Children 

Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition Maternal Child Benefits Specialists provide an enhanced Medicaid enrollment experience by helping pregnant/postpartum women: 

  • Apply for Medicaid and/or CHIP 
  • Get a breast pump 
  • Navigate returning to work and breastfeeding 
  • Find child care supportive of breastfeeding 
  • Connect with prenatal education and healthcare 
  • Find breastfeeding help 

Service Areas

Services provided in English and Spanish (Espanol)

Meet the Specialists

Melissa Hernadez
Southwest Kansas


Misty Scott
Northeast Kansas

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This project is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,499,999 with 100 percent funded by CMS/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CMS/HHS, or the U.S. Government.