Children and toddlers grow and change fast in early childhood. Routine visits with a Primary Care Provider (PCP) help keep your child healthy, and offer the chance for you to get regular updates on your child’s health and development.
Well-child visits may also be referred to as well-baby exams, well-child checks or routine checkups.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends regular well-child visits until your child turns three years of age, and then annually after that. These visits are an important part of keeping young children healthy!
At well-child visits, these preventive services and more, are covered at no ($0) out-of-pocket costs to you when performed by an in-network provider*:
See a list of covered preventive services for children at healthcare.gov.
Visit the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for more about well-child visits.
Vaccines help keep children safe and free from vaccine-preventable diseases, and approved vaccines are covered with $0 cost to you when given by a network provider*. Here are five reasons to vaccinate children:
View the CDC’s vaccines for children page to learn more. If your child misses a recommended vaccine, talk with your child’s PCP about catching up—in most cases it isn’t too late.
*If your plan uses a provider network, review your summary of benefits and coverage for network provider details.