Utah Medicaid Benefits for Children - CHEC

Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 288 North 1460 West
Cannon Health Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-6155
Toll Free Phone: 801-538-6805
Eligibility: Children under age 21. Contact the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) about your Medicaid eligibility
Services Provided: Child Health Evaluation and Care (CHEC) is the name of the Utah Medicaid benefit for children (known elsewhere as EPSDT). CHEC offers: Well-child visits, Immunizations; Vision tests, Hearing tests and Dental visits; Lab tests, Local Health Department nurses who help you understand how important CHEC visits are and will help schedule CHEC visits, Medically necessary services, including Glasses, Hearing aids, Therapy (Speech, Physical, Occupational or Counseling), Assistive technology such as a special wheelchair or tools to make daily life easier, and Reimbursement for travel to go to CHEC appointments (855-563-4403).
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT), the child health component of Medicaid. Children under age 21 who are enrolled in Medicaid are entitled to EPSDT benefits, which States must cover with preventive and treatment services.
Provider Profiles: Salt Lake Area Phone: (801) 526-0950 - Toll-Free Phone: 1-866-435-7414
To arrange travel to go to CHEC appointments, call one day ahead 855-563-4403.
Original Source: Portal staff
Last Updated: 7/20/2015