Read the following guidelines to find out:
Note: It is ultimately up to the individual physician to decide what test or procedure is needed for each age group
|Infancy - Age 1||Ages 1-10||Ages 11-20|
|Tot-to-Teen Health Check(complete examination that includes vision, hearing, development, and behavioural health screening)||Visit your PCP (Primacy Care Provider) for this complete exam when your child is 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, and 12 months of age.||Visit your PCP (Primacy Care Provider) for this complete exam when your child is 15, 18, and 24 months, and 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 years of age.||Visit your PCP (Primacy Care Provider) for this complete exam when your child is 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 years of age.|
|Blood lead testing||At 12 months||At 24 months|
|Laboratory tests||Ask your PCP (Primacy Care Provider) if your child need laboratory tests.|
|Immunization||Ask your PCP (Primacy Care Provider) or nurse at EVERY OFFICE VISIT if your child needs immunizations.|
|Testing for rubella||Once for all females of childbearing age by history of vaccination or blood test.|
|Health Education and Counseling||Members from infancy to age 20 should get age-appropriate health education and counseling at every visit on topics such as:
Prevention of injuries (motor vehicle, household and recreational)
|Blood pressure check||At least every 2 years|
|Lipid / Cholesterol testing||
At least every 5 years for men ages 35 and older.
At least every 5 years for women 45 and older.
|Testing for osteoporosis (bone thinning)|