Preventive Care Under the Affordable Care Act

The following are preventive services that are covered for children under the Affordable Care Act.

-Alcohol and Drug use assessments for adolescents

-Autism screening for children at 18 and 24 months

-Behavioral assessments for children of all ages

-Blood Pressure screening for children

-Cervical Dysplasia screening for sexually active females

-Congenital Hypothyroidism

-Depression screening for adolescents

-Developmental screening for children under age 3, and surveillance throughout childhood

-Dyslipidemia screening for children at higher risk of lipid disorders

-Fluoride Chemoprevention supplements for children without fluoride in their water source

-Gonorrhea preventive medication for the eyes of all newborns

-Hearing screening for all newborns

-Height, Weight and Body Mass Index measurements for children

-Hematocrit or Hemoglobin screening for children

-Hemoglobiniopathies or sickle cell screening for newborns

-HIV screening for adolescents at higher risk

-Immunization vaccines for children from birth to age 18 (doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary): Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis; Haemophilus influenza type b; Hepatitis A; Hepatitis B; Human Papillomavirus; Inactivated Poliovirus; Influenza (Flu Shot); Measles, Mumps, Rubella; Meningococcal; Pneumococcal; Rotavirus; Varicella

-Iron supplements for children ages 6 to 12 months at risk for anemia

-Lead screening for children at risk of exposure

-Medical History for all children throughout development

-Obesity screening and counseling

-Oral Health risk assessment for young children

-Phenylketonuria (PKU) screening for this genetic disorder in newborns

-Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention counseling and screening for adolescents at higher risk

-Tuberculin testing for children at higher risk of tuberculosis

-Vision screening for all children


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