The federal government requires that states provide certain mandatory medical benefits to people who are eligible for Medicaid. States can choose to provide additional, optional benefits.
- Hospital visits and stay
- Doctors’ office visits
- Prenatal care and delivery
- Nursing home services
- Home health services
- Early childhood screening which includes, vision and hearing testing, as well as a comprehensive physical exam, developmental history, appropriate immunizations, laboratory tests, dental care, and health education.
- Emergency medical transportation
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Early, Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT)
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activies of Daily Living (IADLs)
ADLs and IADLs are terms used for the different levels of support an individual needs to remain in their home and active in the community.