Child Health Disability Program (CHDP)

CHDP is a state program for low-income children up to age 19 without Medi-Cal and young adults up to age 21 on Medi-Cal. Family’s income must at or below $2,024* per month.

For more information, click here or call (800) 933-CHDP (2437).

Who can get it?

  • Medi-Cal recipients from birth to age 21 based on Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program
  • Non-Medi-Cal children and youth from birth to age 19

How much does it cost?

  • No cost for CHDP services

What is required?

  • No residence or income requirements

What is covered?

  • Vision screening
  • Hearing screening
  • Prescription medication
  • Preventive care services based on age schedule and treatment for detected conditions
  • Lab tests for anemia, blood lead, tuberculosis, urine abnormalities, sexually transmitted disease (STD), etc.

Where do I go for care?

  • LA County DHS hospitals and clinics
  • Any CHDP-approved provider

Where do I apply?

  • County hospitals and clinics and any CHDP-approved provider

*Monthly income level above is based on the April 1, 2018 Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) for a family of one.