PPD screenings allow a standard mechanism for a provider to learn more about a family and about their current stressors. It can reduce stigma, identify provider as ‘safe’ and identify barriers that may interfere with a family reaching their goals.

MassHealth is reimbursing providers for PPD Screening using a DPH approved DPH Validated Screening Tool pdf format of PPD and Maternal Mental Health Screening Tool Grid
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