The CRS program at Yuma Regional Medical Center provides family-centered medical treatment, rehabilitation, and related support services for children under age 21 with qualifying chronic and disabling conditions. CRS members receive care for their eligible conditions in CRS specialty clinics. All CRS members are also enrolled in an AHCCCS Health Plan, where they have a primary care physician who manages their care that is not related to their CRS-eligible condition.
The Yuma CRS program operates the following pediatric clinics at YRMC:
- Cleft palate/Cleft lip multi-disciplinary team
- Nutrition and feeding teams
- Speech evaluation
- Wheelchair services
- Orthotics services
- Pediatric screening for other CRS diagnosis
CRS patients receive care from local medical specialists as well as from doctors who travel to Yuma from Phoenix and Tucson. The clinic staff includes registered nurses and a care coordinator that assist the CRS in managing and coordinating their CRS care.
In addition to the services that are provided in the Yuma CRS Clinic, local specialty providers also provide other CRS services such as:
- X-ray, MRI and laboratory services
- ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)
- Physical therapy
- Speech and occupational therapy
- Orthotics and casting
- Dental & orthodontic services
For more information, contact Yuma Children's Rehabilitative Services at 928-336-7095.