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Healthchek

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.

Pregnancy-Related 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.