Child Health Evaluations
CHEC (Child Health Evaluation and Care) is a special benefit for children on Medicaid. CHEC is about keeping children healthy. Anyone from birth through age 20 on Traditional Medicaid (purple card) can get CHEC covered services. If you are not a Medicaid client you can still recevied Well Child Exams. Early identification of minor problems helps to prevent more severe problems later in life. Services include:
- Physical, growth and development assessment
- Vision/hearing screen
- Lab tests
- Dental screening
- Immunizations (if needed).
- Referral to a primary provider for further evaluation is made when needed.
For more information, contact your local county office.