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Developmental Screening for General Development


When to screen: 9, 18, and 30 month well-child visits

The Age and Stages Questionnaire-3rd Edition helps identify children at risk for developing developmental, behavioral, and social delays.

Louisiana Medicaid reimburses for general development screens using code 96110. Please refer to the bulletin and fee schedule for more information.





Recommended Tool : Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 (ASQ-3)

  • Cost: $295 for starter kit, multiple options for systems integration
  • Languages Available: English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Chinese, French
  • Age Range: 1 month – 5 years and 6 months
  • What is Assessed: Communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem solving, personal-social
    • Highlights results that fall in a “monitoring zone” suggesting the need to track at risk development
  • Time to Complete: 10-15 minutes to complete
  • Time to Score: 2-3 minutes (online and mobile app for age and adjusted age score calculators)
  • Suggestions for When and Where: can be handed out by front desk staff and completed in waiting room



Recommended Tool: Survey of Wellbeing of Young Children: Family Questions

  • Cost: No Cost
  • Languages Available: Spanish, Khmer, Burmese, Nepali, Portuguese, Haitian-Creole, Arabic, Somali and Vietnamese
  • Age Range: birth- 5.5 years
  • What is Assessed: parental depression (PHQ-2), parental tobacco use and substance abuse, food insecurity, partner relationship quality, reading frequency
  • Time to Complete: less than 5 minutes to complete
  • Time to Score: less than 3 minutes
  • Suggestions for When and Where: given the sensitive nature of these questions, consider handing out in an exam room.
  • Training Video: Coming Soon