Login: HealthCheck Training & Fluoride Varnish Training

The DC Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) in partnership with Georgetown University has developed HealthCheck Training and Resource Center to address your training needs. Please enter the following information:

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Please log in to review the curricula. Your registration ensures that your training is recorded by DHCF. This is necessary so that you get credit for fulfilling the training obligations required to be a Medicaid provider.

HealthCheck Training: Please note that the HealthCheck training will fulfill your obligations for all Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) with which you are paneled:

  • AmeriHealthDC
  • CareFirst Community Health Plan of DC
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
  • Fee-For-Service Medicaid Providers
  • MedStar Family Choice

For the HealthCheck training, you will receive 5 CME’s upon completion of the curriculum.* CME credits will be paid for by the MCOs when you are due for HealthCheck training. (Providers must be trained once every 2 years).

* MedStar Georgetown Medical Center designates this curriculum for a maximum of 5 hours in category 1 credits towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.

Fluoride Varnish Training: This training will fulfill your obligations to provide and bill for fluoride varnish application in the District. This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 1.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

HealthCheck Curriculum: CME Accreditation and Disclosure Statement

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Family Physicians, State Departments of Health, Pediatric Residency Training Programs and Managed Care Organizations.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, the participants should be able to:

    • Identify the six core components of the well-child visit
    • Summarize required EPSDT services for Medicaid-eligible children
    • Describe the health and developmental history and the use of health interview questions
    • Name the key elements of a comprehensive physical examination
    • Specify the timing and guidelines for screening and risk assessment for vision, hearing, blood pressure, nutrition, development and behavior
    • Report the timing and guidelines for risk assessment and screening with laboratory tests for newborns , lead, iron-deficiency anemia, tuberculosis and dyslipidemia
    • Interpret the recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule
    • Select developmentally appropriate anticipatory guidance topics for use with families
    • Integrate developmental, behavioral and oral health assessment and promotion into well-child visits
    • Create strategies for increasing cultural competence in health care settings
    • State the importance of documentation and specific documentation requirements


John Richards

Disclosure Statement

Presentation will not include commercial products or services; no financial relationships with manufacturer or provider by neither presenter nor any member of their immediate family.

Accreditation Statement

“The Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Designation Statement

The Georgetown University Hospital designates this educational curriculum 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


This continuing medical education activity is not supported by (or in part by) grants.

Guidelines for Completing this CME

You must complete the entire curriculum CME credit. When you have completed the activity and provided all required information, you will receive an on-line CME certificate. You can print this out or save it for future use.

Fluoride Varnish Curriculum: CME Information

AAP Credit for attendees is recorded only when an attendee submits a copy of his/her certificate of attendance, with AAP ID number, to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Certificate of completion must be received by the American Academy of Pediatrics within eight (8) weeks after the completion of the course. Please submit Certificate of Completion to:

American Academy of Pediatrics
Attn: CME Transcript Coordinator 1
41 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 600071098
FAX: 847/4348387

(NOTE: This information will appear at the end of the course as well)