Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT)

All children under age 21 enrolled in Medicaid through the categorically needy pathway are entitled to the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment benefit, which requires states to provide access to any Medicaid-coverable service in any amount that is medically necessary, regardless of whether the service is covered in the state plan. The program goals is to discover and treat childhood health conditions before they become serious or disabling.

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