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 WHAT IS THE GEORGIA PEDIATRIC PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN (GAPP)

 

The GAPP program through the Georgia Department of Community Health is a program that provides specialized healthcare services to medically fragile children with special needs who are enrolled in Medicaid. The program is designed to help children with complex medical needs receive the care they need to thrive while living at home.

GAPP offers a range of services, including primary care, specialty care, and home health care services. These services are provided by healthcare professionals who are experienced in caring for children with complex medical needs.

To be eligible for the GAPP program, a child must be under the age of 21, enrolled in Medicaid, and have a qualifying medical condition that requires specialized care. 

The GAPP program is family-centered, providing care that is tailored to meet the unique needs of each child and their family. The program makes it possible for families to receive the care they need without worrying about financial hardship.

Overall, the Georgia Medicaid GAPP program is an important resource for families of medically fragile children in Georgia, providing comprehensive healthcare services to support the health and well-being of these children.

 

Qualifying medical conditions include conditions such as:

Cystic Fibrosis

Cerebral Palsy

Congenital Heart Defects

Spina Bifida

Hydrocephalus

Muscular Dystrophy

TBI ( Traumatic Brain Injury)

Quadraplegic

Paraplegic

Autosomal Deletion

Chromosomal Abnormality

Angelman Syndrome

Rett Syndrome 

Among Others...

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