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Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program

Information for Coordinators

Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) is the name for Minnesota's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program. C&TC is a comprehensive child health program provided to children and teens from newborn through age 20 who are enrolled in Medical Assistance (MA) or MinnesotaCare.

The purpose of the C&TC Program is:

• To identify potential health problems or handicapping conditions;• To provide diagnosis and treatment of those health problems or conditions; and• To encourage the development of good health habits.

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What’s new

C&TC Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Provider Hot TopicsC&TC section of the MHCP Provider ManualMHCP Provider News

Minnesota Quality Indicators Child Health and Developmental Screening documents

A Comprehensive Framework to Build and Evaluate Community-Based Screening Systems Reproducible Master Evaluation Checklists Reproducible Master Family Survey

C&TC brochures

The following English brochures are also available in Lus Hmoob (Hmong), DHS image (Russian), Soomaali (Somali), Español (Spanish) and DHS image (Vietnamese). To view or print a translated version, go to DHS eDocs and enter the DHS form number in the “Search” box. Click the box next to the language that you need. Click the “Search” button.

C&TC Health Care For Kids (DHS-1826) Your Growing Child (YGC) – A Family Brochure (DHS-2687-2696, 3362-3363)C&TC Being a Teenager… (DHS-2795)

MHCP Provider Manual, updates and other information

C&TC providers will find many resources in the MHCP provider website including: Enrolled C&TC provider information page, provider training opportunities, e-mail lists and topic-specific updates. Key C&TC provider updates are listed below.

Fluoride Varnish Information Sheet (DHS-5012) for C&TC providers

C&TC Coordinator Handbook

C&TC Coordinator Handbook (PDF)

C&TC EPSDT Schedule of Age-Related Screening Standards

This document is Minnesota’s age-related screening standards schedule.

C&TC Periodicity Schedule (DHS-3379)


This document is Minnesota’s age-related dental standards schedule.

C&TC Dental Schedule (DHS-5544)

C&TC FACT Sheets

The Minnesota Department of Health’s C&TC Screening Component FACT Sheets include current recommendations and literature sites that support the standards.

C&TC Screening Components Standards and Guidelines

The C&TC Screening Components Standards and Guidelines (DHS-4813A) identifies the required standards for C&TC screening components and the personnel qualified to perform them.

C&TC Documentation Forms for Providers and Clinics

These age-specific templates include all appropriate C&TC screening components. There is a template for each of the recommended 20 visits between ages 1-2 weeks through 20 years.

C&TC Documentation Forms for Providers and Clinics (DHS-4813 B-R)

C&TC Screening Checklists for Parents

These checklists provide age-specific screening components to help parents know what to expect at their child’s C&TC screening visits. There is a checklist for each of the recommended 20 visits between ages 1-2 weeks through 20 years (DHS-4311 A – T).

Materials and ordering information

C&TC Materials list and ordering information (DHS-4212A)

C&TC Coordinators List

This document lists the C&TC county and tribe coordinators.

C&TC Coordinators List (DHS-4212B)C&TC Coordinator Regional Groups Map (DHS-4660)

Reports

CMS-416 Reports

CMS-416 C&TC Program health screening participation rates for children enrolled in MA or MinnesotaCare. The reports are broken down by state and county/tribe.

CMS-416 Reports

C&TC Outreach and Follow-up Activities Performance Reports

The performance measures in these reports were designed to monitor the administrative outreach and follow-up activities performed by community health boards (CHBs). Beginning in 2003, C&TC Administrative Services contracts include performance measures.

2009 Outreach and Follow-up Activities Performance Report

Foster Care Report - C&TC Participation for Federal Fiscal Year by County/Tribe

FFY 2014FFY 2013FFY 2012FFY 2011

Lead poisoning in children

This report presents data on blood lead testing in Minnesota children from 1999 through 2003.

Lead Poisoning in Minnesota Medicaid Children, 1999-2003

Bulletins

2015-2017 Contract Requirements for Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Administrative Services are due October 31, 2014 – Bulletin #14-15-012014 Interim Budget Contract Requirements for Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Administrative Services are due September 13, 2013 – Bulletin #13-15-012013 Interim Budget Contract Requirements for Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Administrative Services are due September 14, 2012 – Bulletin #12-15-01

C&TC training information

C&TC Comprehensive Screening Component training (Minnesota Department of Health)C&TC E-Learning Training Programs (Minnesota Department of Health)

C&TC component screening information

At each C&TC screening, a provider must complete the components identified on the periodicity schedule for the service to be reimbursed as a complete C&TC screening. The schedule includes federally required components for the EPSDT program and some guidelines from professional organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Bright Futures.

C&TC Provider Guide (DHS-4212)Children’s Mental Health

CATCH 3 (C3) user manual

CATCH 3 (C3) is a software system used by C&TC Coordinators and outreach staff to track enrolled children and document outreach and follow-up activities to those families and children. This user manual provides a step-by-step guide to using the software: CATCH3 User Manual

C3 letters

These letters are sent by county and tribal outreach workers to families who are eligible for MA or MinnesotaCare. They introduce, remind and re-notify families of the C&TC benefits and inform them when the next C&TC screening is due.

Image: Catch3 logo link to Catch 3 User Manual

These letters are also available in Lus Hmoob (Hmong), DHS image (Russian), Soomaali (Somali), Español (Spanish) and DHS image (Vietnamese). To view or print a translated version, go to DHS eDocs and enter the DHS form number in the “Search” box. Click the box next to the language that you need, then click the “Search” button.

C&TC C3 introduction letter (DHS-4608)C&TC C3 re-notification letter (DHS-4608A)C&TC C3 reminder letter (DHS-4608B)C&TC C3 reminder letter for parents under 21 (DHS-4608C)

Other Related Links

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC)
Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)

Early Childhood Screening (ECS) and Minnesota Automated Reporting Student System (MARSS) Information, Registration Form, Frequently Asked Questions about MARSS and ECS, Implementing MARSS in Early Childhood Screening ProgramsMDE ECS Forms: Early Childhood Screening Consent, Early Childhood Screening Health History, Early Childhood Screening Release of Information, Registration Form for Early Childhood Screening, Summary Child Health and Development Screening

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