Saturday, November 27, 2010

EPSDT Offers a Full Range of Services for Virginia Residents with Autism

The Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program is a comprehensive and preventive healthcare program for Virginia residents under the age of 21 who receive Medicaid. In addition to routine health screenings, the program provides coverage for ABA therapy, assistive technology, therapies (including speech, occupational, behavioral and physical), personal care, private duty nursing, hearing aids, medical formula and medical nutritional supplements, and one-to-one aides.

For more information, visit the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) or call (804) 786-6134. Click on the link to view the EPSDT Fact Sheet.

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