Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Services Through The Child

TEEN HEALTH PROGRAM (C/THP) AND ADOLESCENT PREVENTATIVE SERVICES

Child/Teen Health Program (C/THP) is a package of early and periodic screening, including interperiodic screens and, diagnostic and treatment services that New York State offers all Medicaid eligible children under twenty-one (21) years of age. Care and services shall be provided in accordance with the periodicity schedule and guidelines developed by the New York State Department of Health. The care includes necessary health care, diagnostic services, treatment and other measures (described in §1905[a] of the Social Security Act) to correct or ameliorate defects, and physical and mental illnesses and conditions discovered by the screening services (regardless of whether the service is otherwise included in the New York State Medicaid Plan). The package of services includes administrative services designed to assist families obtain services for children including outreach, education, appointment scheduling, administrative case management and transportation assistance.

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last updated: April 5, 2021

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