Form DOH-799 "Wic Medical Referral Form" - New York

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NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
WIC Medical Referral Form
WIC Program
WIC OFFICE USE
This form may be used to refer patients to the WIC Program and to communicate changes
in patient health information. The information provided on this form will be used by a WIC
WIC ID
nutritionist to determine nutrition care and provide nutrition counseling.
WIC LOCAL AGENCY STAMP
A separate form is required for each patient. Sections B, C and D must be completed by a
health care provider. See reverse side for additional instructions.
A. Patient Information
Patient Name_____________________________________________________ Date of Birth ____ /____ /____ Sex_________________________
Street Address_____________________________________________________________________________________ Apt. No.____________
City_____________________________________________ State______ ZIP____________ Phone ( _______ ) __________________________
Preferred Language(s) ______________________________________ Parent/Guardian Name _________________________________________
B. Patient Medical Information
Health Care Provider: Please complete the section that is appropriate for the above named patient.
WOMAN
INFANT OR CHILD UP TO 24 MONTHS
CHILD 2 TO 5 YEARS
Birth Length _____ in or _____ cm
Current Height ______ in
Height/Length ____ in or ____ cm
Birth Weight ____ lbs ____ oz or ____ kg
Current Weight ______ lbs ______ oz
Standing
Recumbent (If Unable to Stand)
Weeks Gestation _____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Current Length _____ in or _____ cm
HGB ______g/dL or HCT ______%
Weight _____ lbs _____ oz or _____ kg
Standing
Recumbent (<2 Years)
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Number of Previous Pregnancies _____
HGB ______ g/dL or HCT ______ %
Current Weight ___ lbs ___ oz or ___ kg
Number of Previous Deliveries _____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Prenatal Care Began ____ /____ /____
Venous Lead ______ g/dL
HGB ______ g/dL or HCT ______ %
If Pregnant:
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Estimated Date of Delivery ____ /____ /____
Not Available
Venous Lead ______ g/dL
Number of Fetuses ______
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Immunizations Up to Date?
Pre-pregnancy Weight _____ lbs _____ oz
Not Available
Yes
No
Not Available
If Postpartum:
Immunizations Up to Date?
Delivery/Termination Date ___ /___ /___
Yes
No
Not Available
Total Gestational Weight Gain ____ lbs ____ oz
C. Specific Medical Diagnosis or Nutrition/Health Concerns
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
D. Health Care Provider Information
Provider Name (Print) __________________________________________________
OFFICE STAMP
Provider Signature___________________________________Date ____ /____ /____
Street Address _______________________________________________________
City____________________________________ State_____ ZIP_______________
Phone ( ______ )__________________ Fax ( ______ ) _______________________
E. Release of Information
I authorize______________________________________ (Health Care Provider) to release the information above to the WIC Program, and I authorize the
WIC Program to release information about me or my child to this health care provider for the purposes of coordinating my or my child’s healthcare. If my child or
I need to transfer to another WIC Program, I authorize the release of this information to the transferring WIC Program. All information is considered confidential.
Patient/Parent/Guardian Signature________________________________________________________________ ________ Date ____ /____ /____
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
WIC Medical Referral Form
WIC Program
WIC OFFICE USE
This form may be used to refer patients to the WIC Program and to communicate changes
in patient health information. The information provided on this form will be used by a WIC
WIC ID
nutritionist to determine nutrition care and provide nutrition counseling.
WIC LOCAL AGENCY STAMP
A separate form is required for each patient. Sections B, C and D must be completed by a
health care provider. See reverse side for additional instructions.
A. Patient Information
Patient Name_____________________________________________________ Date of Birth ____ /____ /____ Sex_________________________
Street Address_____________________________________________________________________________________ Apt. No.____________
City_____________________________________________ State______ ZIP____________ Phone ( _______ ) __________________________
Preferred Language(s) ______________________________________ Parent/Guardian Name _________________________________________
B. Patient Medical Information
Health Care Provider: Please complete the section that is appropriate for the above named patient.
WOMAN
INFANT OR CHILD UP TO 24 MONTHS
CHILD 2 TO 5 YEARS
Birth Length _____ in or _____ cm
Current Height ______ in
Height/Length ____ in or ____ cm
Birth Weight ____ lbs ____ oz or ____ kg
Current Weight ______ lbs ______ oz
Standing
Recumbent (If Unable to Stand)
Weeks Gestation _____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Current Length _____ in or _____ cm
HGB ______g/dL or HCT ______%
Weight _____ lbs _____ oz or _____ kg
Standing
Recumbent (<2 Years)
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Number of Previous Pregnancies _____
HGB ______ g/dL or HCT ______ %
Current Weight ___ lbs ___ oz or ___ kg
Number of Previous Deliveries _____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Prenatal Care Began ____ /____ /____
Venous Lead ______ g/dL
HGB ______ g/dL or HCT ______ %
If Pregnant:
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Estimated Date of Delivery ____ /____ /____
Not Available
Venous Lead ______ g/dL
Number of Fetuses ______
Date Taken ____ /____ /____
Immunizations Up to Date?
Pre-pregnancy Weight _____ lbs _____ oz
Not Available
Yes
No
Not Available
If Postpartum:
Immunizations Up to Date?
Delivery/Termination Date ___ /___ /___
Yes
No
Not Available
Total Gestational Weight Gain ____ lbs ____ oz
C. Specific Medical Diagnosis or Nutrition/Health Concerns
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
D. Health Care Provider Information
Provider Name (Print) __________________________________________________
OFFICE STAMP
Provider Signature___________________________________Date ____ /____ /____
Street Address _______________________________________________________
City____________________________________ State_____ ZIP_______________
Phone ( ______ )__________________ Fax ( ______ ) _______________________
E. Release of Information
I authorize______________________________________ (Health Care Provider) to release the information above to the WIC Program, and I authorize the
WIC Program to release information about me or my child to this health care provider for the purposes of coordinating my or my child’s healthcare. If my child or
I need to transfer to another WIC Program, I authorize the release of this information to the transferring WIC Program. All information is considered confidential.
Patient/Parent/Guardian Signature________________________________________________________________ ________ Date ____ /____ /____
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Health Care Provider Instructions for Completing the WIC Medical Referral Form
Sections B, C and D must be completed by a health care provider. Please note that a separate form is needed for each patient.
A. Patient Information: This section may be completed by the health care provider, patient/parent/guardian, or WIC local agency staff. The information
in this section should only pertain to the patient named at the top of the form.
B. Patient Medical Information: Complete the appropriate section for the patient named on the form.
Current height and weight measurements are to be taken no more than 60 days before the patient’s WIC appointment.
Women: For all women patients complete current height and weight and the date taken; the hemoglobin or hematocrit value and the date taken;
the number of previous pregnancies; the number of previous deliveries; and the date prenatal care began.
Pregnant Women: Eligible for WIC for the duration of their pregnancy and up to 6 weeks postpartum. Hemoglobin or hematocrit blood work
must be taken during current pregnancy. Complete the estimated date of delivery, number of fetuses, and pre-pregnancy weight.
Postpartum/Breastfeeding Women: Non-breastfeeding postpartum women are eligible for WIC for up to 6 months after delivery/termination.
Breastfeeding women are eligible for up to one year after delivery. Hemoglobin or hematocrit blood work must be taken during the postpartum
period. Complete the delivery/termination date and the total weight gain during pregnancy.
Infants and Children Less than 24 Months of Age: Complete all available information. A hemoglobin or hematocrit blood work value is
required once during infancy between 6 to 12 months of age (preferably between 9 to 12 months of age) and once between 1 to 2 years of age
(preferably 6 months from the infant blood work value). If available, include a venous lead value and the date it was taken.
Children 2 to 5 Years of Age: Complete all available information. Children are eligible for WIC up to their fifth birthday. A hemoglobin or
hematocrit blood work value is required once a year if found to be normal. If the value presents outside of the normal range (<11.1 hemoglobin
or <33% hematocrit), the value must be tested again at 6 month intervals. If available, include a venous lead value and the date it was taken.
C. Specific Medical Diagnosis or Nutrition/Health Concerns: Note any significant medical diagnoses, history, or nutrition/health concerns.
List any specific nutrition counseling you would like your patient to receive in this section. Other examples of applicable information
for this section may include current or expected breastfeeding complications or food allergies. WIC staff may need to contact you or your staff
to obtain more detailed medical information prior to providing WIC services.
D. Health Care Provider Information: Provider legibly prints their name, signs and dates the form. The remaining information in this section may be
handwritten, or the form may be stamped with the office stamp.
E. Release of Information: The patient or parent/guardian of the patient writes the name of the health care provider on the line after “I authorize” then
signs at the end of the statement, consenting to the sharing of pertinent health information between the health care provider and WIC local agency.
Give the completed form to the patient or parent/guardian to bring to the WIC appointment or mail/fax the form to the local WIC agency address
shown in the top right corner of the form.
We appreciate your cooperation and partnership in serving the New York WIC population.
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