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Hematology and Oncology Program

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Hematology and Oncology Program 

The Hematology and Oncology Program serves children and youth with blood disorders, such as sickle cell disease or cancer. Services are provided through a network of nine centers located throughout the state.

  • The Centers provide a variety of important services including:
  • Medical evaluation and diagnosis.
  • Long-term medical management and treatment.
  • Other related health care services and additional testing for referred newborns with abnormal test results to determine if they have sickle cell disease or trait.

Nurses and social workers provide care coordination services for families and assist you in getting services that are needed for your child's care.

  • Eligibility
  • Contact Information

Children under the age of 21 years with blood disorders or cancer enrolled in the CMS Plan are eligible to participate in this program. Newborns with abnormal screening test results requiring additional testing to determine if the infant has sickle cell disease are also eligible.

To find out if your child is eligible to receive services from the Chronic Conditions/Disease management Program, contact your child's primary care provider.