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Child wellness visits

Child wellness visits (check-ups) are key to keeping a child healthy. Talk to your child’s primary care provider to decide how often to bring in your child.

Child wellness visit schedule

Typically, your child’s primary care provider (PCP) will ask you to bring in your child for regular wellness visits at birth and when your child is:1

  • 3-5 days old for newborns discharged in less than 48 hours after delivery
  • 1 month old
  • 2 months old
  • 4 months old
  • 6 months old
  • 9 months old
  • 12 months old
  • 15 months old
  • 18 months old
  • 24 months old
  • 30 months old
  • Once every year for ages 3 – 20

Get information about adolescent/teen wellness visits, PDF

These visits help your child’s doctor detect, diagnose, and treat health problems as early as possible. Children older than 24 months through age 20 can have an in-person or virtual care (telehealth) visit, if the doctor offers this service.

Well-being visits can include:

  • Dental screenings
  • Growth measurements
  • Immunizations and vaccines
  • Other important tests and services
  • Physical exams
  • Preventive and comprehensive services
  • Referrals for diagnosis and treatment, if necessary
  • Vision and hearing screenings

If your child has a virtual care (telehealth) visit, the doctor will set up a follow-up in-person visit for a physical exam, vaccines, and other important tests and services that cannot be done during a virtual care (telehealth) visit.

Remember to:

  • Make and keep appointments with your child’s doctor when your child is well, not just when your child is sick
  • Talk to your child’s doctor about any concerns you have

Go365 for Humana Healthy Horizons

Our members who are 18 and younger who have a yearly well visit with a pediatrician or PCP can earn $20 in rewards through Go365 for Humana Healthy Horizons®.


Members can use their Go365 for Humana Healthy Horizons login to access MyHumana. MyHumana is a secure portal for members to access:

  • Information about in-network doctors
  • Personal health records
  • Communication preferences
  • And more


To set up a MyHumana account for members under age 18, call Member Services at 800-477-6931 (TTY: 711), Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Eastern time. Member Services will guide a child’s parent/guardian through the process. You’ll need to have:

  • A letter of authority with the following information:
    • An attestation that the adult requesting access is the minor’s legal guardian
    • An attestation that the adult requesting access has the authority to open a MyHumana account on behalf of the minor
    • The child’s name, date of birth, and Humana ID
  • A copy of one of the documents from the following list:
    • Birth certificate
    • Divorce decree
    • Legal guardianship paperwork
    • Medical support order

Through the Federal Lifeline Program, households may be eligible for a smartphone with monthly minutes, text and data. Visit SafeLink to apply.

We also can help you set up and get to your appointments. Learn more on our Transportation page.

1Medicaid Well Child Visits (Child Health Check-Up Visits). Agency for Health Care Administration. Accessed August 29, 2022.

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