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Early Intervention Services (EIS)

Medicaid may reimburse for services under the Early Intervention Services (EIS) program for Florida's infants and toddlers from birth to 36 months of age who have EIS services authorized in their Individualized Family Support Plan.  These services include: screenings; initial or follow-up evaluations; and individual or group sessions. These services are for children who have a developmental delay(s) or a condition(s) that has a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay(s).  All EIS services must be medically necessary.

Provider Qualifications

Medicaid may only reimburse early intervention services that are provided by a:

  • Medicaid enrolled early intervention services agency or group who employs staff who are Florida licensed "healing arts" professionals or non-healing arts certified Department of Health, Children's Medical Services (CMS) Early Steps Infant Toddler Developmental Specialists (ITDS).
  • Medicaid enrolled early intervention services individual who is a Florida licensed “healing arts" professional or a non-healing arts certified Department of Health, CMS Early Steps Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS).