This documents in this folder provide information about preventative, diagnostic, and treatment services for children and adolescents covered by Medicaid. These services are commonly referred to as the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit.
Making Connections: Strengthening Care Coordination in the Medicaid Benefit for Children & AdolescentsThis document from Medicaid.gov provides states with strategies for improving care coordination so that EPSDT services can be used more effectively. Additional documents related to EPSDT can be found in the EPSDT section of Medicaid.gov.
Review of Vision Services for Children on MedicaidIn November 2014, National Health Law Program (NHeLP) published an issue brief that reviewed the provision of vision services offered through EPSDT. The brief also proposed recommendations for improving states' coverage of vision services.