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Req-1073: Age-specific screening forms
Release Package: 2013 Format

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Age-specific screening forms


The system SHOULD support age-specific screening forms, including forms with content based on age-appropriate recommendations such as state-designated EPSDT (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic & Treatment) tools and Bright Futures Guidelines.

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EPSDT-required periodicity: EPSDT (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic & Treatment Services require periodic screening services (unclothed physical examinations, comprehensive health and developmental history, appropriate immunizations, laboratory tests, and health education including anticipatory guidance as well as vision, dental, hearing, and other necessary health care services ( http://www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Benefits/Early-Periodic-Screening-Diagnosis-and-Treatment.html States are required to develop their own EPSDT periodicity schedules after appropriate consultations, or may adopt a nationally recognized schedule, such as Bright Futures ( http://brightfutures.aap.org/pdfs/AAP%20Bright%20Futures%20Periodicity%20Sched%20101107.pdf Exit Disclaimer Bright Futures also provides tools for screening ( http://brightfutures.aap.org/tool_and_resource_kit.html Exit Disclaimer The optimal EHR system will facilitate compliance with Bright Futures or state-developed recommendations using prompts, based on currently due preventive services as well as previously missed services. For example, prompts should take into account missed immunizations or missed blood-lead testing. Screening is a core component of preventive care. Abnormal screening results require follow-up care and some services require periodic rescreening, even when the previous screen was normal.
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Last Updated 04/13/2016
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