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
       
Autism (Children and Adolescents) AACAP Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder 2014   2018
       
Behavioral Health

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

05/04/2016   01/2017
       
Bipolar Disorder

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

04/2002   01/2017
       
Bipolar Disorder (Children and Adolescents) AACAP Practical Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder 08/2006   08/2018
       
Cardiovascular Risk AAFP Guideline for Cardiovascular Risk 06/2014   11/2017
       
Car Seats

Child Passenger Safety: American Academy of Pediatrics

08/2018 09/2018
       
Cholesterol AAFP Guideline for Cholesterol 06/2014   11/2017
       
Chronic Kidney Disease AAFP Guideline for Chronic Kidney Disease 06/2014   11/2017
       
Clinician Tools Behavioral Health Screening Tools for Adolescents and Children 09/2018 09/2018
       
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)

05/04/2016   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
       
Eating Disorders (Children and Adolescents) AACAP Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders 2015   2018
       

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  

09/2018

09/2018

09/2018

       
Reactive Attachment Disorder and Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder (Children and Adolescents) AACAP Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Reactive Attachment Disorder and Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder 2016   2018
       
Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

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

2015   01/2017
       
Schizophrenia (Children and Adolescents) AACAP Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Schizophrenia 2013   08/2018
       
Sleep Apnea (Children)

American Academy of Pediatrics current Clinical Practice Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

09/2012 09/2018
       
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 10/01/2015   01/2017
       
Telepsychiatry (Children and Adolescents) AACAP Clinical Update: Telepsychiatry with Children and Adolescents 2017   2018
       
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