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Clinical Practice and Preventive Health Guidelines

CareSource recognizes the importance of promoting evidence-based standards of care for prevention of illness and management of chronic health conditions for our members. CareSource adopts nationally-recognized clinical practice and preventive health guidelines from federal agencies and medical professional specialty organizations. We strongly encourage all members to visit their health care provider for annual screenings and regular follow-up for management of chronic illness.

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Preventive Health Guidelines

Health ConditionClinical Guideline
0-6 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDCRecommended ImmunizationsCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
0-6 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDC (Spanish)Vacunas recomendadasCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
7-18 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDCRecommended ImmunizationsCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
7-18 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDC (Spanish)Vacunas recomendadasCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Adult Immunization Schedule CDCRecommended ImmunizationsCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Adult Immunization Schedule CDC (Spanish)Vacunas recomendadasCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
AsthmaAsthma BasicsAmerican Lung Association
Alzheimer’s & Cognitive ImpairmentAlzheimers.gov HomepageAlzheimers.gov
Blood CholesterolAbout CholesterolAmerican Heart Association
CancerNational Cancer Institute Home PageCancer.gov
Childhood DevelopmentChildhood DevelopmentCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Lung Health & DiseasesAmerican Lung Association
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)What Is Coronary Heart Disease?The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
DentalMouth HealthyAmerican Dental Association
DiabetesDiabetesThe National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Domestic ViolenceViolence Against WomenWomensHealth.gov
Geriatric CareHealthy AgingCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Health TopicsHealth TopicsNational Institutes of Health
Heart Failure (HF)Heart FailureAmerican Heart Association
HIV/AIDSHIV/AIDS BasicsAIDS.gov
HypertensionHigh Blood PressureCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Preventive Guidelines 0-21Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health CareAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
Preventive Guidelines Men Stay Healthy at Any AgeMen: Stay Healthy at Any AgeAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Preventive Guidelines Women Stay Healthy at Any AgeWomen: Stay Healthy at Any AgeAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Postpartum CarePostpartum Care, also called Post-Pregnancy HealthMedline Plus
Sickle CellSickle Cell Disease (SCD)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Sickle Cell-PediatricsSickle Cell Disease: Information for ParentsAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Disease Prevention & Health PromotionHealth Topics: Get information to help you and your loved ones stay healthy.U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
United States Preventive Services Health Task Force: A & B RecommendationsA & B RecommendationsU.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Vision ScreeningRecommendations for Adults 40 to 60American Academy of Ophthalmology

Behavioral Health Resources

Health ConditionClinical Guideline
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The BasicsNational Institute of Mental Health
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (Spanish)Trastorno de Deficit de Atencion e Hiperactividad (facil de leer)National Institute of Mental Health
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): AdultsCould I Have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?National Institute of Mental Health
AnxietyGeneralized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out of ControlNational Institute of Mental Health
Anxiety (Spanish)Trastorno de ansiedad generalizadaNational Institute of Mental Health
Alzheimer’s/DementiaBasics of Alzheimer’s Disease BrochureAlzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s/Dementia10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’sAlzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s/Dementia (Spanish)Informacion basica sobre el AlzheimerAlzheimer’s Association
AutismFacts About ASDCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
AutismAutism Spectrum Disorder Fact SheetNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
AutismAutism Spectrum DisorderNational Institute of Mental Health
AutismWhat is Autism BrochureAutism Society
AutismTrack Your Child’s Developmental MilestonesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Autism (Spanish)Trastornos del espectro autistaNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Bipolar DisorderBipolar DisorderNational Institute of Mental Health
Bipolar Disorder (Spanish)Trastorno Bipolar (facil de leer)National Institute of Mental Health
Conduct DisorderConduct DisorderMental Health America
Conduct Disorder (Spanish)Mental Health America

Mental Health America

DepressionDepressionNational Institute of Health
DepressionDepression Fact SheetU.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Depression (Spanish)Publicaciones en EspanolNational Institute of Mental Health
Depression: PostpartumPostpartum Depression FactsNational Institute of Mental Health
Depression: Postpartum (Spanish)Informacion sobre la depresion pospartoNational Institute of Mental Health
PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderPost-Traumatic Stress DisorderMental Health America
PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Spanish)Mental Health America

Mental Health America

Rethinking Drinking:  Alcohol & Your HealthRethinking Drinking BookletNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
Rethinking Drinking:  Alcohol & Your Health (Spanish)Rethinking Drinking Booklet (Spanish)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism

SchizophreniaSchizophreniaNational Institute of Mental Health
SchizophreniaSchizophrenia FactsMental Health America
Schizophrenia (Spanish)EsquizofreniaNational Institute of Mental Health
Schizophrenia (Spanish)Esquizofrenia: Lo Que Usted Necesita SaberMental Health America
Speech & Language DevelopmentSpeech and Language Developmental MilestonesU.S. Department of Health & Human Services™ National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Speech & Language Development (Spanish)Etapas del desarrollo del habla y el lenguajeNational Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Substance Abuse: MarijuanaDrug Fact Sheet – MarijuanaDrug Enforcement Agency U.S. Government
Substance Abuse: Opioid Recovery Post-PregnancyAre You in Treatment or Recovery?The Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative: Ohio Department of Medicaid
Seeking TreatmentSeeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To AskNational Institute on Drug Abuse
Seeking TreatmentBeyond HangoversNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
Seeking Treatment (Spanish)Que Preguntar Al Buscar Tratamiento Para La DrogadiccionNational Institute on Drug Abuse