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Medicare is health insurance for individuals who are age 65 and older, as well as certain
younger people with disabilities, permanent kidney failure, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Typically
Medicare covers some, but not all medical and long-term care costs. There are often co-pays
and premiums required.
What is EPSDT? Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) services are those services available to children under the age of 21 who are covered by New Mexico’s Medicaid plan known as Centennial Care or who have Direct Medicaid (fee for Service). EPSDT services include preventive check-ups, diagnostic tests, therapies, personal care services, and care coordination.
Centennial Care – New Mexico Medicaid
What is New Mexico Centennial Care? Centennial Care is the New Mexico Medicaid program. Most people who have Centennial Care receive services through one of three managed care organizations (MCOs). Covered services include physical health (medical, dental, and vision), behavioral health (to help with issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, and addictions), long-term care and community benefits (services like adult day health, respite care and personal care services).