Special Medical Services and Partners in Health

Special Medical Services (SMS)

SMS is administered by the NH Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of Developmental Services. SMS provides programs and services to individuals, birth to twenty-one, who have or are at risk for a chronic medical condition, disability, or special health care need.

For more information and eligibility criteria, visit the Special Medical Services webpage.

If your child was denied services, you are welcome to call and speak to a member of our intake team.

Partners in Health

Partners in Health (PIH) is a statewide community-based program that provides support to families of children with chronic health conditions or young adults themselves, regardless of income. The program also provides community events, education, and resource access. Partners in Health is one of the programs available through Special Medical Services for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.

For more information and eligibility criteria, visit the Partners in Health webpage

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If You Need Help

Contact us if you have specific questions or concerns regarding Special Medical Services programming or if you wish to speak with an attorney about a disability-related legal issue.

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