Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT)

EPSDT covers care for those under the age of 21 at no cost to you. EPSDT stands for:

  • Early – So problems are treated soon
  • Periodic – To set up routine visits
  • Screening – To check for a health problem
  • Diagnostic – To find a health problem
  • Treatment – To care for a problem

EPSDT includes

  • Well-child exams
  • Vision and hearing tests
  • Health education
  • Lab testing
  • Lead screening

EPSDT also covers medically necessary care for issues found by an exam. This includes things like glasses and hearing aids.

Member Services: 1-833-230-2005 (TDD/TTY: 711) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT