Child / Teen Health Program

The Child / Teen Health Program is a preventive health program which provides continuing medical care to your children. Child / Teen Health Plus makes use of a full range of healthcare services to detect health problems before they become serious and hard to treat.


Every Medicaid recipient, from birth until age 21, is eligible.


Child / Teen Health Plus is important because it provides a child with early and regular health care. It assures a child of better health now and fewer health problems in the future. Depending on the age of a child, a Child / Teen Health Plus screening will include:

  • Blood Tests (such as, blood lead level, sickle cell anemia, etc.)
  • Complete Physical
  • Dental Screenings
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Health History
  • Hearing and Vision Testing
  • Immunizations

Your child's medical provider will arrange for followup treatment of problems uncovered during the examination.


  • If you are enrolled in a managed care plan, the plan provides Child / Teen Health Plus
  • If you are not enrolled in a managed care plan, you can call your local department of social services to locate a provider for your children