Resources for Providers: Guidelines for Chronic Medical Conditions and Preventive Services

Community Health Plan of Washington uses guidelines for the chronic diseases (including two behavioral health conditions) listed below. Reference is made to the pertinent evidence-based, peer-reviewed guidelines from nationally recognized agencies.

Guidelines are reviewed at a minimum of once every two years. The Clinical Quality Improvement Committee (CQIC), which includes Medical Directors and other practitioners, participate in this review and approve any changes. Paper copies of the guidelines themselves are available on request, as well as below at the link provided.

Guideline For Name of Guideline Date of Last Change Date of Last CHPW Review

ADHD

Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (2011)

11/2011

 

01/2017

 

AAFP Guideline for ADHD 05/2016 11/2017
Adult Sinusitis AAFP Guideline for Sinusitis in Adults 07/2015 11/2017
Allergic Rhinitis AAFP Guideline for Allergic Rhinitis 07/2015 11/2017
Alzheimer's Disease American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias 10/2014 11/2017
Asthma

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (2007)

08/28/2007

01/2017

Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (2016) 2016 01/2017
Atrial Fibrillation AAFP Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation 04/2017 11/2017
Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Screening and Assessment (12/2015 Update: Minor edits to content, updated web links)

5/4/16 01/2017
Bipolar Disorder

VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Bipolar Disorder in Adults

04/2002 01/2017
Cardiovascular Risk AAFP Guideline for Cardiovascular Risk 06/2014 11/2017
Cholesterol AAFP Guideline for Cholesterol 06/2014 11/2017
Chronic Kidney Disease AAFP Guideline for Chronic Kidney Disease 06/2014 11/2017
COPD

Management Reference for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

2017 01/2017
Depression - Adult Screening

Screening for Depression in Adults

01/26/2016 01/2017
Depression, Major American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder 10/2010 11/2017
Depression, Post Myocardial Infarction AAFP Guideline for Post MI Depression 12/2014 11/2017

Depression - Pregnancy and Postpartum

Primary Care Screening for and Treatment of Depression in Pregnant and Postpartum Women (2016)

 

12/2/2016

 

01/2017

Developmental Delay

Guidelines for Developmental Screening, Assessment, and Referral for Patients up to 30 months of age (12/2015 Update: Minor edits to content, updated web links)

5/4/16 5/4/16

 

Diabetes

 

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (2016)

 

01/2016

 

01/2017

Eating Disorders

American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Eating Disorders

12/2005 11/2017
American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Eating Disorders (Updates 2012) 08/2012 11/2017

 

Glaucoma Screening

 

Glaucoma Screening in Older Adults

 

10/1/2013

 

01/2017

Gout AAFP Guideline for Treating Gout 04/2017 11/2017
Heart Failure

AHRQ Guideline for Heart Failure in Adults

07/2013 11/2017
High Risk Medications

High Risk Medications in the Elderly

11/2015 01/2017

Hypertension

American College of Cardiology 2017 Guideline for High Blood Pressure in Adults

06/2014

11/2017

Immunizations

Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP

3/22/2016 01/2017
Obesity in Adults AAFP Guidelines on Obesity in Adults 06/2014 11/2017
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

American Psychiatric Association Quick Reference Guide for Treatment of Patients with OCD

07/2007

11/2017

American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Updates 2013 03/2013 11/2017

Opioids for Chronic Pain

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain 03/18/2016 01/2017
Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density AAFP Guidelines on Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density 04/2017 11/2017
Otitis Externa, acute AAFP Guidelines on Acute Otitis Externa 09/2014 11/2017
Otitis Media in Children AAFP Guidelines on Otitis Media in Children 07/2013 11/2017
Panic Disorder

Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Panic Disorder, Second Edition (2009)

2010 01/2017
Preventive Services

Adult Preventive Care Guidelines

Pediatric Preventive Care Guidelines

Perinatal Preventive Care Guidelines

09/2015

09/2015

09/2015

02/2017

02/2017

02/2017

Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Practice Guideline for the Use of Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs and Biologic Agents in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2015 01/2017
Substance Use Disorder

Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Substance Use Disorders, Second Edition (2006)

08/2006

01/2017

Clinical Guidelines and Coverage Limitation for Medication Assisted Treatment 10/1/2015 01/2017
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean AAFP Recommendations on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean 05/2014 11/2017
Venous Thromboembolism AAFP Recommendations on Venous Thromboembolism 12/2014 11/2017