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Children's Medical Services - Special services for children with special needs
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Photo of Family LaughingChildren's Medical Services is a collection of special programs for eligible children with special needs. We have a variety of services for expecting moms, newborn babies, infants and toddlers, school-aged children, adolescents and young adults. All of our services are provided by highly qualified physicians, nurses, social workers and other health care providers around the state. Through our family-centered programs, we make sure your child gets the care he or she needs.

Our specialty programs fall within several categories. Decide which one meets your child's needs and click the link below to find out more information.

Child Protection & Safety - for infants, children, and adolescents who have been alleged to be abused or neglected

Child & Family Information - for families seeking information about parenting, family care and support, and overall well-being of your child

Early Intervention / Child Development - for eligible young children whose development is behind their peers and the families of those children

Newborn Screening - for expectant parents and parents of newborn babies.


Looking for the Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan?

The Office of Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan (CMS Plan) has moved to its own website. If you are looking for information previously contained in the Managed Medical Assistance tab or any information related to the CMS Managed Care Plan, please visit our new website at CMSPlan.floridahealth.gov. On the new CMS Managed Care Plan site, you will find information regarding the Plan, including eligibility and services, updates and events as well as specific information for members and providers.