Health Tracks

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North Dakota Health Tracks, also known as the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program, is a preventative health care program for newborns, children and young adults through age 20 who are enrolled in Medicaid. To see if you are eligible for North Dakota Medicaid see income guidelines.

The program is made up of comprehensive periodic screenings and well-child checkups that help prevent and identify health problems before they become too complex and costly to treat.

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Health Tracks may cover:

  • Physical exams
  • Hearing and vision checks
  • Glasses and hearing aids
  • Vaccines (shots) and labs
  • Dental care, braces, fluoride varnish
  • Health education
  • Behavioral health screenings
  • Growth and development checks
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Other health services

Health Tracks benefits may be available to Medicaid enrollees at no charge.

Households with a client share may be responsible for the cost of some services. Client share is a monthly amount a person must pay in medical bills before the Medicaid program will pay for medical care received.

A Health Tracks coordinator will help schedule appointments for services and will also help with finding transportation to services. Some services require prior approval, so check with your coordinator about these requirements.

Screening Schedule

Health Tracks screenings are recommended at these ages:

  • Newborn
  • 2-5 days old
  • 1 Month
  • 2 Months
  • 4 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 9 Months
  • 12 Months
  • 15 Months
  • 18 Months
  • 24 Months
  • 30 Months
  • Every year from age 3 through 20

Dental Care

First visit - after a child’s first tooth appears or by age one, or sooner, if a problem occurs.
Checkups every six months.

Vaccine Information

The North Dakota Department of Health has various resources including vaccine schedules for children and adults, provider locator and other reliable information available here.

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Health Tracks Contacts and Resources

Health Tracks related phone calls, please call (701) 328-2014.

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For Health Tracks Members

For Health Tracks Providers

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Member Contacts

Questions? Contact Us

If you have member-related Health Tracks/Well-Child questions regarding you or your child(ren), or if you need help finding a doctor or local public health unit, please e-mail htmemberoutreach@nd.gov.

You can also call (701) 328-2014 to connect to our member outreach team. 

Member Outreach Coordinators

Cindy: (701) 857-6919
Lynette: (701) 227-7430
Tara: (701) 795-3722

Provider Contacts

Questions? Contact Us

If you are a Medicaid provider with Health Tracks/Well-Child questions, please e-mail HTprovideroutreach@nd.gov.

You can also call (701) 328-2014 to connect to our provider outreach team.

Provider Outreach Coordinators

Bailey: (701) 795-3987
Cheri: (701) 239-8976
Laurie: (701) 253-3021

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Medicaid Contacts

Medical Services Division
North Dakota Department of Human Services
600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0250

Phone: (701) 328-7068
Toll-Free: (800) 755-2604
Fax: (701) 328-1544
E-mail: dhsmed@nd.gov

ND Relay TTY: 711