This 2 page fact sheet provides information about the Meadowlark Initiative, which provides coordinated care services to pregnant women in Montana. The program is supported by the Montana Healthcare Foundation and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services who provide funding and technical assistance to medical practices that provide prenatal and postpartum care; funding and technical assistance helps them implement coordinated care teams consisting of clinicians, care coordinators, and behavioral health providers. Clinicians screen all prenatal patients for substance use disorder and mental health conditions and provide warm-hand offs to behavioral health providers and care coordinators for women who screen positive.
Funding Source: Montana Healthcare Foundation and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
The Meadowlark Initiative: Integrating Prenatal and Behavioral Health to Measurably Improve Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes
A 2 page fact sheet about the Meadowlark Initiative which provides coordinated, team-based care to pregnant women who screen positive for substance use disorder or behavioral health conditions in Montana