• Iowa Care for Kids
    EPSDT Provider Website

  • Helping providers promote
    the health, development and
    well-being of Iowa's children.

Screening Exam

Description of EPSDT preventive health screening requirements with links to the Iowa periodicity schedule, online health screening tools, Iowa hearing screening protocols, and up to date immunization and lead screening schedules.

Baby screening exam

Developmental Care

Description of the Iowa EPSDT three levels of care for the development for the young child as well as screening guidelines and links to recommended screening tools.

Teacher and pupil with building blocks


Iowa-specific resources that can help you find and make referrals to health, education and social services for the children you serve.

Medical group

Periodicity Schedule

The Iowa Periodicity Schedule provides a summary and explanation of the Iowa Care for Kids EPSDT Health Maintenance Recommendations.

2017 Iowa EPSDT Periodicity Schedule


Mental Health Care

Information about mental health care for children and adolescents, and mental health screening in primary care.

Teenage Girl Visits Doctor's Office Suffering With Depression


Links to key national and Iowa resources.

Girl flexing arm during visit to doctor


Here you will find useful information and tools to put into practice the array of preventative services available through the EPSDT Iowa Care for Kids program for children birth to age 21.

Website Accessibility

EPSDT is committed to making all information and materials accessible for everyone.

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