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?
Comprehensive health and developmental history
Health education, counseling, and risk factor interventions
Hearing, vision, and dental checks
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.