by Child Health Staff, Office of Standards and Performance Evaluation, Bureau of Program Operations, Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
|Other titles||Proceedings: 1981 National EPSDT Conference|
|Series||HHS publication, HCFA pub -- no. 02145, DHHS publication -- no. HCFA 02145|
|Contributions||United States. Health Care Financing Administration. Bureau of Program Operations. Child Health Staff|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||72 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Demonstration Project: interim evaluation report through J Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Demonstration Project Pages: •Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) is a program for members who are 20 years old and younger. It covers any medically necessary service to treat any physical, dental, or mental health diagnosis that is covered under the member’s Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) benefits. Services may evenFile Size: 1MB. Massachusetts Department of Public Health from The New England Journal of Medicine — Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT). Massachusetts Department of Public Health from The New England Journal of Medicine — Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) logo logo
Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (“EPSDT”) mandate is a broad requirement that Medicaid-eligible children receive all medically necessary health care, services, and treatment. This mandate can be used to secure necessary mental health evaluations and services for a child in the District of Columbia. The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) service is Medicaid's comprehensive and preventive child health program for individuals under the age of EPSDT has two purposes: to assure health care resources are available and accessible, and to help Medicaid recipients and their caregivers use these resources. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) created three guides that focus on Medicaid's Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit. The guides are intended to help states comply with CMS’s interpretation of the federal law and regulations on EPSDT and to understand states’ obligations under them. Federal law requires state Medicaid programs to offer Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment to all Medicaid-eligible children under age Commonly referred to as?EPSDT,? these services are designed to foster childhood growth and development so that children in low income families receive the health check-ups and treatments.
Medicaid is the largest public health insurance program for low-income Americans. 1 It finances health care coverage for almost 60 million people, one-third of whom are children. 1 In , Congress enacted the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) service within Medicaid. 2, 3 EPSDT helps to ensure that children in low-income families who are covered by . Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment is a federally mandated Medicaid program for children from birth to 21 years of age who qualify for Medicaid. In , Congress established EPSDT to ensure that children were closely monitored to prevent health and disability conditions from occurring or worsening AND to provide services to. Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Services (EPSDT) The goal of the Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) program, also known as the Alaska Well Child Program, is to ensure that all Medicaid and Denali KidCare- eligible children receive the health care they need, when they need it. The Early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and Treatment Program (EPSDT) is a preventive health program under Medicaid designed to improve the health of indigent children. Since this program is the only federal Medicaid program which requires vision screening and treatment services, the opportunity exists for enormous benefits for detecting.