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What is Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC)?
        
Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) centers allow Medicaid eligible children from birth through age 20 with medically complex conditions to receive continual medical care in a non-residential setting.  When approved, children can attend a PPEC up to a maximum of 12 hours per day while receiving nursing services, personal care, developmental therapies, and caregiver training.
 
  How is a child referred to our PPEC Center ?
  • An admission to a PPEC requires a physician prescription.
 
Referrals can be made by a child’s family, physician, social worker, or any community service providers such as hospitals, Children Medical Services, Healthy Starts or the Health Department
 
  • Infants and children considered for admission to the PPEC center shall be those with complex medical conditions requiring continual care, including, but not limited to:
 
Seizure Disorders
Chronic Lung Disorders
Malignancy
I.V. Therapy
Supplemental Oxygen Administration
Congential Heart Defects
Chromosomal Disorders
Tracheostomy Care
Gastrointestinal Disease & Disorders
Congenitial Abnormalities Diseases
Colostomy Care
Metabolic Disorders
Cystic Fibrosis
Neuromuscular Diseases
Premature Birth Complication
Respiratory Disease & 
Disorders  
                                                                
                     
                PPEC Services are covered 100% by Medicaid if eligible.
Afternoon program available for those who qualify for PPEC services.
 
Private pay is also accepted.
Medicaid Transportation available to those who qualify.