Well-Care and Vaccination Schedules

Well Care and Immunizations for Young Members

Well care visits and immunizations are covered services for UPHP members. Well care visits do not need to be scheduled 366 days apart for children and adolescents ages 0-17 years. See below for well care visit required components and tips.

Weight, height, and BMI percentile

  • All three must be noted in the chart for ages three years and older

Health history

  • Can include but is not limited to: past illness or lack of illness, surgery/hospitalization or lack of, and family health history

Mental and physical developmental history

  • Children: assess age-appropriate physical and mental developmental milestones
  • Adolescents: assess development of skills needed to become a healthy adult
  • Developmental Screening: must be done at 9, 18, and 30 (or 24) months of age

Physical exam

Health education/anticipatory guidance

  • Counseling on Nutrition (CPT code Z71.3)
  • Counseling on Exercise (CPT code Z71.82)

Immunizations

  • Review MCIR at every visit

Screenings

  • Age appropriate screenings which can include but are not limited to
    • Vision
    • Hearing
    • Lead
    • Dyslipidemia
    • Depression

Visit the Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics Periodicity Table
for Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care.

Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care
Link to Bright Futures Periodicity Table

Page Last Updated: 07/15/2019