A subsidized perinatal care program in a rural Colorado county.

  title={A subsidized perinatal care program in a rural Colorado county.},
  author={Deborah S. Main and Carolyn Tressler and Ned Calonge and Leonard Joffe and Alfred G Robichaux},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={5 4},
A large number of medically indigent women in rural areas currently receive little or no prenatal care, raising major concerns regarding perinatal health. In Colorado, subsidized prenatal and labor/delivery programs have been instituted to address this problem. This article describes the implementation of two programs in one rural county. In these rural programs, private physicians, health department personnel, and social work staff at the local hospital collaborate to provide financial… CONTINUE READING