Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment

Authored By: Medicaid.gov

The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit provides comprehensive and preventive health care services for children under age 21 who are enrolled in Medicaid. EPSDT is key to ensuring that children and adolescents receive appropriate preventive, dental, mental health, and developmental, and specialty services.

Last Review and Update: Apr 27, 2023
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