Child Health and Disability Prevention Program Treatment Reimbursement (CHDP-TR) Program

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For more information send us an email or call 619-692-8656.

Purpose: The CHDP Treatment and Reimbursement (CHDP-TR) Program provides reimbursement for diagnosis and treatment of certain medical and dental conditions detected during CHDP well-child screening exams for children who have no other health care resources.

If you are a physician interested in providing CHDP-TR services, please call Dr. Thomas R. Coleman, Chief of Maternal, Child, and Family Health Services at 619-692-8808.

Services

CHDP-TR will pay for diagnosis and treatment of certain medical and dental conditions found during the CHDP well-child screening exam. The program will pay for services rendered to children birth through 18 years old (under 19) who reside in San Diego County are are:

  • Determined "eligible for CHDP services only" through the CHDP Gateway pre-enrollment process
  • Not eligible for Medi-Cal without a share of cost or eligible for Medi-Cal with a share of cost and elect CHDP-TR coverage instead of Medi-Cal
  • Not eligible for treatment from any other source such as California Children's Services (CCS), Regional Center, private insurance, Head Start, or other public program
  • Referred by the CHDP primary care provider for services

TR payment is considered payment in full and providers may not request additional payments from the family.

Additional Resources and Links

  • The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program providers no-cost health exams for children and teens. 
  • California Children's Services (CCS) is a state program that provides health care for children with certain diseases or health problems for children up to 21 years old.
  • The San Diego Regional Center provides a variety of services to persons with developmental disabilities and their families that are based on individual needs and supports their independence.
  • The Head Start program embraces a comprehensive vision of health for children, families, and staff. Through collaboration among families, staff, and health professionals, all child health and developmental concerns are identified, and children and families are linked to an ongoing source of continuous, accessible care to meet their basic health needs.

Please contact the CHDP-TR Program at 619-692-8656 if you have a question about an exam or a letter you received from the program.

For more information send us an email or call 619-692-8656.

 

Webpage last updated 06/23/2017