Discuss the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program and the CHDP Gateway Program. Who is eligible for services? At what grade level is a physical exam required? Can a child be excluded from school for lack of physical exam? If so, based on what? Discuss reasons and issues related to "waivers." How often can an eligible child receive a physical exam?
Website: Health and Safety codes website: www.leginfo.ca.gov
CHDP prevention and CHDP Gateway Program Name Institution Date Eligibility for CHDP services Children from birth to 21 years who are Medi-Cal recipients can access services, screening and treatment as mandated by laws similar to newborns whose mothers are on Medi-Cal (Hill, Benatar, & Macri, 2012). Additionally, low income children under 19 years who are eligible and not enrolled can use the services of CHDP providers. The CHDP programs support disease prevention and health promotion efforts for infants and children in California. Children fully enrolled in the Medi-Cal enrolled are ineligible to partake in the CHDP Gateway Prog