Integrating Postpartum Depression Screening into Routine Infant Medical Checkups

Maternal and child health are intricately linked. Screening for postpartum depression (PPD) is one way Texas Health Steps providers help protect and promote good health for Texas families.

Texas Health Steps providers can receive separate reimbursement for conducting maternal postpartum depression screening during an infant’s preventive medical checkup. Read on to learn about the policy and link to resources that help you implement it in your practice.