Prenatal/Maternal Health Services

A the Unified Government Public Health Department, 619 Ann Ave, Kansas City, KS 66101

The Unified Government Health Department offers a Prenatal Care Collaborative for clients who do not qualify for Medicaid or other health insurance. The Prenatal Care Collaborative is a partnership between the Health Department and Community Providers to ensure that all Wyandotte County women receive quality prenatal care.

Our Goal:

Improve the health and well-being of women, infants, children, and families. 

Services Provided:

  • Laboratory services
  • Prenatal classes
  • Case management by a Registered Nurse
  • Prenatal care visits at a prenatal care provider
  • High risk prenatal services are available for clients who require additional specialized care. At entry into program, clients are assigned a provider and will deliver at either Kansas University Medical Center or Providence Medical Center.

Who is eligible for Prenatal Services?

Wyandotte County Residents who do not qualify for Medicaid or other health insurance. You must attend your prenatal visits and classes to remain in the program. 

How much do Prenatal Services Cost?

The collaborative refers clients to community providers who have agreed to take Wyandotte County residents at a reduced fee.

The total cost for the Prenatal Collaborative is $500:

  • This amount is made in payments throughout your pregnancy
  • The fee for the prenatal provider is $400 or (5) payments of $80
  • The fee for laboratory services is $100. This is made in (1) payment of $50 and (5) payments of $10. This fee is paid to the Health Department.

How do I make an appointment? Call (913) 573-8855

To enroll in the prenatal collaborative, you need to:

  • Bring verification of Wyandotte County residency (a letter or bill, within the last 30 days, with your name and address on it).
  • Bring income verification.
  • If you are a citizen, you need to provide a denial letter from the Kansas Medicaid Program.


Kansas State Statute (K.S.A)

Chapter # Chapter Title Article # Article Title Section(s)
65 Public Health I Department of Health
and Environment
65 Public Health I Department of Health
and Environment
65-1, 158