Term Child Health and Disability Prevention Exams
Code LF-7000.1600
Definition Health care providers that offer the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, a health assessment and treatment program for low-income children and youth through age 21 that is designed to assure early detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases or impairments which might adversely affect the individual's growth and development. CHDP exams generally include a complete physical examination; a dental assessment; a nutritional assessment; vision and hearing screening; immunizations; urine, blood and tuberculosis screening tests; specialized laboratory tests, as needed; and health education on topics such as tobacco use prevention, lead poisoning prevention and other issues pertaining to child health.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 8/7/07
Use References CHDP Exams
Child Health/Disability Prevention Exams
EPSDT Programs
See Also References Childhood Immunization (LT-3400.1500)
Neonatal Care (LJ-5000.6200)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Health Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment (NPC E07)
Pediatrics (NTE G98)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Named Programs
U.S. Services/Targets
Facet Named Programs
Bibliographic References Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP)Program", Los Angeles County Department of Health Services - Public Health, Children's Medical Services, http://lapublichealth.org/cms/chdp/services.asp

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