EPSDT/Well Child Visits

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WHAT IS EPSDT?

EPSDT is the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program. EPSDT is sometimes also known as Health Track in Connecticut. Every person up to age 21 who is eligible for Medicaid/HUSKY A is entitled to receive a comprehensive set of health care services under the EPSDT program.

WHAT IS AN EPSDT EXAM?

When seeing doctor for an EPSDT exam (sometimes this is called a well-care visit), your child or teenager should receive the following health checks:

Ask your doctor for the results of the exam. If there is a problem, he or she should refer your child or teen for further care.

 

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SOURCE: HUSKY – Healthcare for Uninsured Kids and Youth
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: May2017