EPSDT

EPSDT :: Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment

EPSDT is a mandatory service of the Medicaid program in all states.
EPSDT is designed to provide preventive services and treatment to children under the age of 21 enrolled in Medicaid.
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Just Released :: Practice Bulletin on EPSDT

The Bulletin includes information on:

  • What is the state role in the EPSDT program?
  • How does EPSDT work?
  • Why is the term ‘medically necessary' important?

To download the new Bulletin, go to: EPSDT and Medicaid.
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EPSDT :: Training Webinar

AAICAMA, in partnership with Young Minds Advocacy, hosted a webinar on EPSDT on October 24, 2016.
To access the recording of the training go to:
EPSDT Training Webinar.
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To download the slides from the webinar, go to: EPSDT_Interstate_Yound_Minds_Advocacy
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EPSDT :: Legal Underpinnings

The federal law on EPSDT can be found at: 42 C.F.R. §441.50, and 441.55-441.60.
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EPSDT :: CMS Resources

Additonal information on EPSDT can be found on the Centers for Medicare and Mediciad Services (CMS) website.

 

 

 

 

Updated: November 22, 2016