Children's Services Steering Committee

The Children's Services Steering Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and makes recommendations regarding issues related to benefits for children and youth age 20 and under, provider education interventions and application of standards.

Authority:  Section 1905 (r)(1)(A)(i) of the Social Security Act provides for services as determined by the State after consultation with recognized medical and dental organizations involved in child health care.

Charter:  Effective Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) program design and implementation requires continuing involvement of health professional organizations.  Screening protocols and services, periodicity schedules, and service delivery timeliness standards must meet reasonable standards of medical and dental practice after consultation with recognized medical and dental organizations involved in child health care.

Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  Please contact the Program Administrator at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need special arrangements.