Clinical Practice Guidelines


All clinical practice guidelines are based on scientific evidence, review of the medical literature, or appropriately established authority, as cited. All recommendations are based on published consensus guidelines and do not favor any particular treatment based solely on cost considerations.

Name of GuidelineName of source with hyperlink
AsthmaNational Asthma Education and Prevention Program: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Congestive heart failure (CHF)2009 Focused Update: ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Practice Guideline: Focused Update Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic painCDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Coronary artery disease (CAD)American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association Guidelines for secondary prevention for patients with coronary and other atherosclerotic vascular disease
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
DiabetesDiabetes in pregnancy: management of diabetes and its complications from preconception to the postnatal period.
Final Recommendation Statement Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Screening (U.S. Preventative Services Task Force)
(ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes- 2017 and summary of revisions
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Dental servicesADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry
Dental Clinical Practice Guidelines
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Clinical pharmacy medication reviewAmerican Pharmacists Association, 2008
Medication Therapy Management in Pharmacy Practice
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Coordination of community support and services for Enrollees in HCBS WaiversHCBS Clearinghouse
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Community Reintegration Support Research / ResourcesThe JAMA Network: The effect of guided Care Teams on the Use of Health Services
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Long-Term Care (LTC) residential coordination of servicesTransitions of Care in the Long-Term Care Continuum, American Medical Directors Association
(AMADA)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Behavioral Health
Youth Depression ScreeningDepression in Children and Adolescents National Institute of Mental Health
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Major Depression in AdultsAmerican Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress DisorderAcute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
(ADHD) (FOR PRIMARY CARE PRACTIONER USE)(ADHD) (FOR PRIMARY CARE PRACTIONER USE)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Attention Deficit Disorder (For Behavioral Health Clinician Use)(ADHD) (FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN USE)
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP): Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with ADHD
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Bipolar Disorder (Child and adolescent)Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Borderline Personality DisorderPractice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
HIV/AIDS (for behavioral health clinicians)Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS (FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN USE) (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Major Depressive Disorders (Children and Adolescents)(Children and Adolescents)
APA Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorders
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
SchizophreniaAPA Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Substance AbuseNCBI Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update
Tobacco Cessation
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Smoking cessationAACAP Recommendations about the Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents Involved in Child Serving Systems
Psychotropic Medications (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Psychotropic medicationAACAP Recommendations about the Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents Involved in Child Serving Systems
Psychotropic Medications (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Preventative Health Guidelines
Adult Preventative CareAAFP: Summary of Recommended for Clinical Preventive Services
Adult Preventive Care (PDF)

Woman’s Preventative Heath
Women’s Preventive Services Initiative
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Obesity Prevention and managementAHRQ (Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality)
Obesity prevention and management
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Breast Cancer ScreeningAAFP: Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation Breast Cancer
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Immunization Schedule for AdultsRecommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older, United States 2018, CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Immunization Schedules for Adults
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Tuberculosis ScreeningScreening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults, The JAMA Network
Tuberculosis Screening
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Lipid DisorderAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Screening for Lipid Disorders
Cholesterol – Clinical Practice Guideline
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
OsteoporosisUSPSTF Final Recommendation: Osteoporosis Screening
Osteoporosis
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Colorectal Cancer ScreeningScreening for Colorectal Cancer US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Colorectal Cancer Screening
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Prostate Cancer ScreeningAUA Guideline: Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer Screening
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Obesity Screening” Children and AdolescentsUSPSTF Recommendation Statement Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Obesity Screening in Children and Adolescents (PDF)
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Prenatal, obstetrical, postpartum, and reproductive healthcareFamily Planning:
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services policy for family planning and birth control
Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Committee Opinion: Access to Contraception
CDC U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016
Guidelines for Perinatal Care, 8th Edition, 2017

High-Risk Pregnancy transfers:
Illinois Perinatal Act requirements for referral/transfer of high-risk pregnant women

Routine Prenatal Care
AAFP: Update on Prenatal Care

(Reviewed and approved 2/18)
Early Prevention, Screening, Detection, and Treatment (EPSDT) for children from birth through age 20State of Illinois Specific Requirements: The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) produces a handbook for providers outlining specific requirements/responsibilities for providers in Illinois regarding EPDST services, “Handbook for Providers of Healthy Kid Services”.
http://www.hfs.illinois.gov/assets/hk200.pdf
(Reviewed and approved 2/18)