Iowa's EPSDT Care
Provider Web Site
Helping providers promote the
development of young children
Here you will
useful information and tools to promote healthy physical, mental,
social, and emotional
development, so that all children in Iowa are able to reach their full
This site is shaped by the Guiding
Principles of Iowa's System of Developmental Services for Children
and their Families, and their communities. It
emphasizes a broad array of
preventive services available through EPSDT (Early and Periodic
Screening, Diagnosis, and
Treatment) for children from birth to age three (see overview
for more information
about EPSDT in Iowa).
offered by this site include:
created this web site; who is affiliated with it; copyright,
permissions, and disclaimer information.
Screening guidelines and tools:
A description of the
requirements of an EPSDT well-child screening, and links to:
Information on early
childhood developmental services in Iowa and the
Iowa proposal for a three-tiered service system as an integral part of
program. Includes information on anticipatory guidance given
at each EPSDT
screening, and sources of additional, issue-specific education and
Referral and support
sources: Easy-to-access Iowa referral gateways to link
children at-risk and their families with
developmental services in the community, and with the EPSDT Care
Coordinator in your area
who can assist families to access health and support services.
A quick guide to
billing information for EPSDT screening exams, the
developmental screening process, and other developmental services.
Links to key Iowa and nationwide
resources you can use, ranging from immunization schedules to
anticipatory guidance information.
contact with questions.