Updating and screening assessment

EPSDT is key to ensuring that children and adolescents receive appropriate preventive, dental, mental health, and developmental, and specialty services.

States are required to provide comprehensive services and furnish all Medicaid coverable, appropriate, and medically necessary services needed to correct and ameliorate health conditions, based on certain federal guidelines.

Updating the IUR also created revised recommended residential and commercial/industrial ambient air and soil gas screening levels (SL) for PCE.

The Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC’s) revised PCE SLs are slightly more conservative than previous and remain below the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) SL for PCE.

Vision services must be provided according to a distinct periodicity schedule developed by the state and at other intervals as medically necessary.

It is the responsibility of states to determine medical necessity on a case-by-case basis.

When a screening examination indicates the need for further evaluation of an individual's health, diagnostic services must be provided.

The exposure and risk factors for PCE and other chlorinated constituents, within the vapor phase, continue to be at the forefront of many regulatory agency mandated updates and often generate several topics of discussion.

The overall trend continues to be conservative when evaluating the risk of these constituents.

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