Sandhills Center
Member & Recipient Services:
1-800-256-2452
TTY:
1-866-518-6778
Behavioral Health Crisis Line:
1-833-600-2054
Nurse Line:
1-888-846-1058
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1-888-846-1062
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EPSDT

EPSDT

WHAT IS EPSDT?

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) is known as Health Check in North Carolina.

Medicaid pays for certain regular screening, vision, dental and hearing services for children and youth under age 21. Medicaid will pay for these services if they are medically necessary to correct or “ameliorate” a physical or mental illness, or a condition identified through screening. Ameliorate means:

The services Medicaid will pay for:

EPSDT includes:

EPSDT also offers:

Questions about EPSDT? Call Sandhills Center Member & Recipient Services: 1-800-256-2452 (TTY: 1-866-518-6778).