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 Subcommittee (CQIS), 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.

This page was last updated January 9, 2017.

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

Asthma

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (2007)

Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (2016)

08/28/2007

2016

01/2017

01/2017

Behavioral Health

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

5/4/16 01/2017
Bipolar Disorder

Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition

04/2002 01/2017
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 - 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

 

Glaucoma Screening

 

Glaucoma Screening in Older Adults

 

10/1/2013

 

01/2017

Heart Failure

2009 Focused Update Incorporated Into ACC/AHA 2005 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults

No change Not Applicable
High Risk Medications

High Risk Medications in the Elderly

11/2015 01/2017

 

Hypertension

 

Hypertension in Adults

 

2014

 

01/2017

Immunizations

Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP

3/22/2016 01/2017

Opioids for Chronic Pain

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain 03/18/2016 01/2017
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)

Clinical Guidelines and Coverage Limitation for Medication Assisted Treatment

 

08/2006

10/1/2015

 

01/2017

01/2017