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.
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.
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
EPSDT :: Legal Underpinnings
The federal law on EPSDT can be found at: 42 C.F.R. §441.50, and 441.55-441.60.
EPSDT :: CMS Resources
Additonal information on EPSDT can be found on the Centers for Medicare and Mediciad Services (CMS) website.
- CMS website.
- A Guide for States: Coverage in the Medicaid Benefit for Children and Adolescents, link:
EPSDT Coverage Guide.pdf.
Updated: November 22, 2016