What is Healthchek?
Healthchek is Ohio’s Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program. It provides a group of services to children and teens (birth through age 20) which includes: Prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The goal of Healthchek is to discover and treat health problems early.
What services does a Healthchek exam cover?
- Physical check-ups
- Comprehensive health and developmental history
- Health education, counseling, and risk factor interventions
- Hearing, vision, and dental checks
- Nutritional screenings
- Developmental screenings
- Shots (if needed)
- Appropriate lab tests
- Treatment for all medically necessary ailments
If a potential health problem is found, further diagnosis and treatment is covered, a Heathchek Coordinator is available in each county department of job and family services to assist Medicaid consumers in getting these services.
What is the Pregnancy-Related Services (PRS) Program?
Medical services provided in addition to regular prenatal care. The goal of PRS is to promote a healthy pregnancy.
What services does the program cover?
- Access to medical appointments
- Information about Healthchek services available for your child once born
- Referral to Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Individual counseling and education
- Assistance making and getting to/from medical appointments
- Information on Lamaze, parenting and child care classes
- Information about healthy eating habits
- Prenatal risk assessment and prenatal care
Who is eligible for Pregnancy-Related Services?
All pregnant women receiving Medicaid
For more information on Healthchek and Pregnancy-Related Services contact 937-440-3471.