Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) Program - Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Provides comprehensive and preventive health care services for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) members ages 20 and under, and pregnant adults. EPSDT ensures that children and youth receive appropriate preventive, dental, mental health, developmental, and specialty services.
EPSDT stands for:
Early - Assessing and identifying problems early.
Periodic - Checking children's health at periodic, age-appropriate intervals.
Screening - Providing physical, mental, developmental, dental, hearing, vision, and other screening tests to detect potential problems.
Diagnostic - Performing diagnostic tests to follow up when a risk is identified.
Treatment - Control, correct, or ameliorate health problems found.
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To apply for Health First Colorado, visit https://www.healthfirstcolorado.com/apply-now/.
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Health First Colorado members ages birth through 20 years old.