CASA In-Service: Our Children’s Health – Part I
Children in DFPS conservatorship, including children in foster care and kinship care, must get Texas Health Steps medical and dental checkups. The Texas Health Steps program, known in federal law as the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program is Medicaid’s preventative healthcare program for children, teens, and adults age 20 and younger. Texas Health Steps checkups are designed to find and treat medical and dental problems. For more information, click here: https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/Medical_Services/guide-steps.asp and http://www.txhealthsteps.com/cms/.