Regular checkups, also known as Health Tracks or well-child checks, are the same service. These visits can be done by a medical provider of your choice or by your local Public Health Unit

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When should my child get a Health Tracks/Well-child Exam?

Children should get these check-ups at regular times, even when they are feeling well.

Babies grow fast and need a lot of check-ups. These should be done at:

  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months


Toddlers need check-ups at:

  • 15 months
  • 18 months
  • 24 months
  • 30 months

After 30 months, children need a check-up at ages 3, 4, 5, 6 and then yearly up to age 21. Additional check-ups are also covered based upon a child's needs.

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Can my child be seen by any provider?

It is the member's choice where to establish care. You may choose any provider that accepts North Dakota Medicaid.  Those providers can be found on the Medicaid PCP list.

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Is a sports physical the same as a Health Tracks/Well Child Check?

No, but a sports physical can be done at the same time as a Health Tracks/Well Child Check. If you schedule an appointment with your provider for a Health Tracks/Well Child check, make sure to let them know you also need a sports physical. Be sure to bring your sports physical form with you!

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Can vaccines (shots) be given at a Health Tracks/Well-Child Check?

Yes, your provider will check your vaccine record and they can be given if needed. Click here to learn about vaccines.

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Where can my child go if they need autism services?

For more information on autism services, please visit the Autism Services webpage.