EPSDT/ Well Child Exam

EPSDT/ Well Child Exam

Parents know that they need to take their child to a pediatrician if their child falls sick. But they need to know that pediatrician visits are essential even for healthy children. A well-child exam or ESPDT, also known as Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment, is a screening test to prevent or identify any health conditions that could become a hindrance in your child's natural growth and development. The EPSDT examination should include:

  • Comprehensive health and developmental history
  • An unclothed physical exam
  • A current health/developmental history
  • Conduct test to check the child's vision and hearing¬†
  • Developmental and nutritional assessment
  • Required lab tests
  • Identify substance abuse problems
  • Conduct oral health assessment¬†
  • Provide health education and counseling
  • Immunizations

When does my child need an EPSDT/Well-Child Exam?

A child must receive an EPSDT examination within 30 days from birth. The schedule for this examination is as follows:

5-6 examinations between 0 and 12 months of age:

  • Newborn
  • 1 month
  • 2 - 3 months
  • 4 - 5 months
  • 6 - 8 months
  • 9 - 11 months

Three examinations between 1- 2 years:

  • 12 months
  • 15 months
  • 18 months

One examination every year between 3 and 20 years of age

Have you got any questions?

We will give you all the answers, even about medical coverage for the EPSDT/Well Child examination. Just call us at 480-214-0051 or schedule an appointment with our experienced Pediatrician.


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