The District of Columbia's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit, known as HealthCheck, provides preventive primary health care for all Medicaid-eligible youth living in the District of Columbia.
HealthCheck is specifically designed to meet the health care needs of the District's urban, ethnically diverse youth. The timing and frequency (periodicity) of these preventive health services is provided at key developmental ages, based on the needs of District youth.
The training resources on this website are intended to furnish health care providers with the tools to deliver the highest quality care to children and families, and to properly document their efforts along the way to ensure accuracy in state health statistics and continuity of federal funding.
The HealthCheck Training & Resource Center addresses mental health in several ways: