Preventive Services

Fidelis Care is proud to offer the full range of recommended preventive services at no cost to you. We encourage you to take advantage of these important benefits: They help you live your healthiest life!

Children Under Age 19
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and drug use assessments for adolescents
  • Autism screening for children 18-24 months
  • Behavioral assessments 
  • Bilirubin concentration screenings for newborns
  • Blood pressure screening 
  • Blood screening
  • Cervical dysplasia screening for sexually active females
  • Depression screening for children beginning routinely at age 12
  • Developmental screening for children under age 3
  • Dyslipidemia screening for all children at higher risk of lipid disorders
  • Fluoride chemoprevention supplements for children without fluoride in their water source
  • Fluoride varnish for all infants and children as soon as teeth are present
  • Gonorrhea preventive medication for the eyes of all newborns
  • Hearing screening
  • Height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) measurements
  • Hematocrit or hemoglobin screening
  • Hemobloginopathies or sickle cell screening
  • Hepatitis B screening
  • HIV Screening for adolescents at higher risk
  • Hypothyroidism screening for newborns


  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough)
  • Haemophilius influenza type b
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Inactivated Poliovirus
  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotavirus
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

Iron supplements for children ages 6-12 months at risk for anemia

  • Lead screening
  • Medical history
  • Obesity screening and counseling
  • Oral health risk assessment
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU) screening for newborns
  • Sexually transmitted Infection (STI) prevention counseling and screening for adolescents at higher risk
  • Tuberculin testing for children at higher risk of tuberculosis
  • Vision Screening



Abdominal aortic aneurysm one-time screening for men of specified ages who have ever smoked

Alcohol misuse screening and counseling

Blood pressure screening

Cholesterol screening for adults of certain ages or at higher risk

Depression screening

Diabetes (Type 2) screening for adults 40 to 70 years who are overweight or obese

Diet counseling for adults at higher risk for chronic disease

Hepatitis B screening for people at high risk, including people from countries with 2% or more Hepatitis B prevalence, and U.S.-born people not vaccinated as infants and with at least one parent born in a region with 8% or more Hepatitis B prevalence.

HIV screening for everyone ages 15 to 65, and other ages at increased risk

Immunization vaccines for adults — doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary:

  • Diphtheria
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Human Papilomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rubella
  • Tetanus
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • Obesity screening and counseling

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention counseling for adults at higher risk

Statin preventive medication for adults 40 to 75 at high risk

for adults at higher risk

for all adults and cessation interventions for tobacco users

Tuberculosis screening for certain adults without symptoms at high risk


Adults Over 50

Adults over 50 should receive all preventive screenings for adults, as well as:

Colorectal cancer screening for adults 45 to 75

Fall prevention (with exercise or physical therapy and vitamin D use) for adults 65 years and over, living in a community setting

Lung cancer screening for adults 55-80 at high risk for lung cancer because they’re heavy smokers or have quit in the past 15 years

Hepatitis C screening for adults at increased risk, and one time for everyone born 1945–1965



Breast cancer genetic test counseling (BRCA) for women at higher risk

Breast cancer mammography screenings every 1 to 2 years for women over 40

Breast cancer chemoprevention counseling for women at higher risk

Cervical cancer screening

Pap test (also called a Pap smear) every 3 years for women 21 to 65

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA test with the combination of a Pap smear every 5 years for women 30 to 65 who don’t want a Pap smear every 3 years

Chlamydia infection screening for younger women and other women at higher risk

Diabetes screening for women with a history of gestational diabetes who aren’t currently pregnant and who haven’t been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before

Domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling for all women

Gonorrhea screening for all women at higher risk

HIV screening and counseling for sexually active women

Osteoporosis screening for women over age 60 depending on risk factors

Rh incompatibility screening follow-up testing for women at higher risk

Sexually transmitted infections counseling for sexually active women

Syphilis screening for women at increased risk

Tobacco use screening and interventions

Urinary incontinence screening for women yearly

Well-woman visits to get recommended services for women under 65


Women who are pregnant, or may become pregnant
  • Anemia screening on a routine basis
  • Breastfeeding comprehensive support and counseling from trained providers, and access to breastfeeding supplies, for pregnant and nursing women
  • Contraception: Food and Drug Administration-approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling, as prescribed by a health care provider for women with reproductive capacity (not including abortifacient drugs). This does not apply to health plans sponsored by certain exempt “religious employers.” Learn more about contraceptive coverage.
  • Expanded tobacco intervention and counseling for pregnant tobacco users
  • Folic acid supplements for women who may become pregnant
  • Gestational diabetes screening for women at or after 24 weeks of pregnancy and those at high risk of developing gestational diabetes
  • Gonorrhea screening for all women at higher risk
  • Hepatitis B screening for pregnant women at their first prenatal visit
  • Preeclampsia prevention and screening for pregnant women with high blood pressure
  • Rh incompatibility screening for all pregnant women and follow-up testing for women at higher risk
  • Syphilis screening
  • Urinary tract or other infection screening


Preventive services covered at no cost to you follow recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force, the Health Resources & Services Administration, and Bright Futures, a national health promotion initiative lead by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 


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