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U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Child Health. 1980. A guide to adolescent health care: EPSDT. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Health Care Financing Administration, 64 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

This guide is directed to state and local agencies, providers, and others involved in implementing the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program. Its purpose is to provide a basis for setting standards of good practice in the planning and delivery of EPSDT services to adolescents. Chapters discuss the needs of adolescents, administrative considerations, the health history, the physical exam, screening procedures and referral for diagnosis and treatment, special hazards and developmental review.

Frankenburg WK, North AF. 1974. A guide to screening for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program (EPSDT) under Medicaid. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 205 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 63).

This manual is written to help public officials, physicians, nurses, and others plan and carry out an Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and treatment (EPSDT) program under Medicaid that will effectively meet some of the health care needs of eligible children. It covers the place of screening in health care; organization and administration of screen, diagnosis, and treatment; and screening procedures for several common health issues in children.

Utah Department of Health, Family Health Services Division. 1991. Child Health Evaluation and Care (CHEC) Program: Plan for expansion. Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Department of Health, Family Health Services Division, 34 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

Suzanne Kirkham, Program Director
Utah Department of Health, Division Child and Family Health Services, Children with Special Health Care Needs
44 North Medical Drive P.O. Box 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Telephone: (801) 584-8284
Secondary Telephone: (800) 829-8200
Website: http://health.utah.gov/cshcn/
Price unknown.

This report describes the Child Health Evaluation and Care (CHEC) Plan for expansion. This program is Utah's version of the federally mandated Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment Program (EPSDT). The major objectives of the program are to: provide an accessible, comprehensive screening program; ensure that children who have health problems found at screening receive the necessary diagnostic and treatment services; coordinate care to families of children who need multiple specialized services over an extended period of time; provide consumer education to parents; to conduct effective outreach/education activities; provide assistance to families in making medical and dental appointments and in obtaining needed transportation; utilize a case management and reporting system which provides necessary program documentation and data for program evaluation.

Manela R, Hillebrand W, Meyer R. 1977. Child health information for workers in the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, 71 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 71).

This document is one of six information booklets with accompanying training materials for the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program. It discusses EPSDT screening and normal child development; stages of child growth and development; use of medical services; and selected health problems. The booklet reflects the requirements of the Child Health Assessment Act of 1977 (CHAP) which was pending in Congress at the time the booklet was produced.

American Optometric Association. 1979. Developing optometry's position and methology for optometric participation in the developmental assessment portion of EPSDT. Washington, DC: American Optometric Association, 23 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 17).

These pages provide tests and milestones recommended as part of a vision screening program and the American Optometric Association's model program for EPSDT recipients.

American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children. 1979. Developmental review, continuing education and early and periodic screening diagnosis and treatment. Baltimore, MD: Health Care Financing Administration, 20 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244

Telephone: (877) 267-2323
Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000
Fax:
Website: https://www.cms.gov

This document reports on a conference organized to develop strategies and carry out recommendations of previous conferences on the need for continuing education of primary care professionals in the area of child development and developmental issues, to better implement developmental review in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program. It discusses background issues, developing a continuing education strategy for health care providers, and content of training.

American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children. 1980. Developmental review, continuing education, and Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment. [Baltimore, MD?]: Health Care Financing Administration, 20 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 31).

This is the report of a conference which was organized to develop strategies and to carry out the recommendations of previous working conferences on the need for continuing education of primary care professionals in the area of child development and developmental issues, to better implement developmental review in EPSDT. It discusses training considerations and recommendations for content. Action steps are included.

U.S. Medical Services Administration. 1975, 1976 reprint. Health screening and treatment for children: Medicaid is finding and treating the health problems of eligible children (rev. ed.). Washington, DC: U.S. Medical Services Administration, 4 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 58).

This brochure describes which children are eligible for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program and how screening is done.

Moore BD. n.d. Implementing the developmental assessment component of the EPSDT program. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 48(1):22-32 January 1978, (Hiscock Collection; no. 96).

    U.S. General Accounting Office. 1975. Improvements needed to speed implementation of Medicaid's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment program. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 48 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

    U.S. Government Accountability Office
    441 G Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20548

    Telephone: (202) 512-3000
    Secondary Telephone:
    E-mail: contact@gao.gov
    Website: http://www.gao.gov
    Available from the website. Document Number: MWD-75-13; ERIC ED 106403.

    This report discusses the need for the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare's program direction to improve; the need to provide screening to more children; and the need to insure that treatment is provided. Supplemental information is provided on several states that participated in the study.

    Johnson K, Moore AY. 1990. Improving health programs for low-income youths. Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund, 17 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related; Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Clearinghouse report).

    Children's Defense Fund
    25 E Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20001

    Telephone: (202) 628-8787
    Secondary Telephone: (800) 233-1200
    E-mail: cdfinfo@childrensdefense.org
    Website: http://www.childrensdefense.org
    $4.50 plus shipping and handling.

    This report updates and expands guidance on adolescent health for state Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) programs issued in the 1980 Health Care Financing Administration report, "A Guide to Adolescent Health EPSDT." This report will help policy makers, public health program administrators, school health officials, and community leaders understand recent legislative changes and their relationship to standards of practice in building health programs for economically disadvantaged adolescents. Included in the report are guidelines for well adolescent care; screening protocols; diagnosis and treatment program suggestions; recommendations for improving the availability of health services; and an overview of other relevant publicly funded health programs including Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grants and Community and Migrant Health Centers.

    U.S. General Accounting Office. 2001. Medicaid: Stronger efforts needed to ensure children's access to health screening services. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 35 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

    U.S. Government Accountability Office
    441 G Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20548

    Telephone: (202) 512-3000
    Secondary Telephone:
    E-mail: contact@gao.gov
    Website: http://www.gao.gov
    Available from the website. Document Number: GAO-01-749.

    This report for Congressional requesters examines the extent to which children enrolled in Medicaid are receiving Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) services; efforts states have taken to improve delivery of EPSDT services, particularly within managed care; and federal efforts to ensure that state Medicaid programs provide covered EPSDT services. Topics also include cooperation between the federal Medicaid agencies and state agencies to develop criteria and a timetable for assessing and improving the reporting and provision of EPSDT services as well as developing mechanisms for identifying and highlighting practices that could be used as models for other states. The report includes many charts and tables.

    Fox HB, Wicks LB. 1991. State implementation of the OBRA '89 EPSDT Amendments. Washington, DC: Fox Health Policy Consultants, 26 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

    Maternal and Child Health Policy Research Center
    750 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100
    Washington, DC 20006-4607

    Telephone: (202) 223-1500
    Fax: (202) 496-9067
    E-mail: mmcmanus@mchpolicy.org
    Website: http://www.mchpolicy.org
    Available from the website.

    This memorandum describes the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) amendments to the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1989, and the implications of these amendments on state programs for children up to age 21. The memo was distributed to state Title V agencies. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

    Foltz AM. n.d. The development of ambiguous federal policy: Early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT). Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly Health Soc. 53(1):35-64 Winter 1975, (Hiscock Collection; no. 98).

      Perkins J, Somers S. 2003. Toward a healthy future: Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Services for poor children and youth. Los Angeles, CA: National Health Law Program, 196 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

      National Health Law Program, Texas Rural Legal Aid
      2639 South La Cienega Boulevard
      Los Angeles, CA 90034

      Telephone: (310) 204-6010
      Fax: (310) 204-0891
      E-mail: nhelp@healthlaw.org
      Website: http://www.healthlaw.org
      Available from the website.

      This book discusses public third party coverage of preventive health services for children and adolescents from families with low incomes, primarily Medicaid's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program. It also reviews managed care and non-Medicaid programs for children from families with low incomes. The first part of the book looks at the crisis in child health care and the need for screening. Part 2 reviews the background of Medicaid. Part 3, which provides the bulk of the book, outlines the legal requirements for EPSDT including outreach, informing, screening, periodicity, diagnosis and treatment, provider participation, coordination, and reporting. Part 4 looks at the problems of managed care and suggested solutions. Accompanying appendices provide a legislative history to EPSDT, age-appropriate screening forms, a comparison of American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations versus states' periodicity schedules (FY 1999), and an outline of the scope of Medicaid benefits.