EPSDT means Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment
Every child enrolled in Medicaid should receive EPSDT, comprehensive range of preventive and primary health services until he or she is 21 years old.
This program provides periodic, comprehensive health examinations; vision, dental and hearing assessments; immunizations; and treatment follow-up of conditions found through the health examination.
Children should get EPSDT exams at regular times even when the child is feeling well.
2 years and then every year until he or she is 21 years old
Your child's doctor, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner - will give the exam. Whoever performs the exam will check:
The overall physical condition of your child to see if he or she is
Ears and eyes
Childhood immunizations (shots)
Lab tests- Hemoglobin, Urine, TB test (if needed) Blood lead screening
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complete screening schedule
For more detail information see WV EPSDT website