The CHEC program is Utah’s Medicaid program for children.

The services covered by CHEC include:

  • Well Child Exams
  • Immunizations
  • Dental exams & Treatment
  • Vision & Hearing screenings
  • Treatments of various types
  • Prescriptions

It is important that you find a doctor and dentist that you like and will see on a regular schedule. These providers should be in your health plan.

The available health Plans for Medicaid are:

  • Molina Plus
  • Fee for Service (You choose a Dr. who takes Medicaid)

It is very important not to miss your child’s CHEC screenings.

Medicaid believes in preventative health care with a focus on

development of your child.

CHEC Well Child Screenings typically follow this schedule;

  • Birth (usually done at the hospital after delivery)
  • 2 weeks
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months + dental exam
  • 15 months
  • 18 months + dental exam
  • 24 months + dental exam
  • 36 months + dental exam + vision screening

Then…

🗸 Yearly Well Child Exams

🗸 2 times yearly Dental Exams

🗸 Every other year Vision Exams

Providers in the greater Basin Area Include, but not limited to;

CHEC Well Child Exams–Vernal

Basin Clinic *Multiple Dr’s*   (435) 789-1165

Dinosaurland Peds *Multiple Dr’s*  (435) 789-9060

Alma Parker, MD   (435) 781-6300

Shaun Shurtliff, MD  (435) 781-8899

CHEC Well Child Exams–Roosevelt

Jason Beales, MD   (435) 723-4000

Gary Graham, MD   (435) 725-2030

Brad Jenkins, NP   (435) 725-2000

Lynn Morrill, MD   (435) 725-6130

Gregory Staker, MD   (435) 725-2000

John Wells, MD   (435) 722-3791

Jeffrey Wheeler, MD   (435) 722-3791

CHEC Well Child Exams–Manila

Duane Draper, PA   (435) 784-3575

CHEC Well Child Exams–Duchesne

Darwin McKee, PA  (435) 738-2426

CHEC Well Child Exams–Altamont and Tabiona

Sarah Heaton  (435) 454-3731 & (435) 848-5509

Dental Exams & Treatment

Mountainlands Dental, Vernal  (435) 247-1190

Ashley Valley Dental, Vernal   (435) 789-1748

White Smiles, Vernal   (435) 789-7533

Lifetime Smiles, Duchesne   (435) 738-2121