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Clinical Practice and Preventive Health Guidelines

CareSource recognizes the importance of promoting evidence-based standards of care for the prevention of illness and the 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 the management of chronic illness.

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General Preventive Health Guidelines

Health ConditionClinical Guideline
0-6 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDCRecommended Immunizations

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
0-6 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDC (Spanish)Vacunas recomendadas

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
7-18 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDCRecommended Immunizations

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
7-18 Years of Age Immunization Schedule CDC (Spanish)Vacunas recomendadas

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Adult Immunization Schedule CDCRecommended Immunizations

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Adult Immunization Schedule CDC (Spanish)Vacunas recomendadas

Immunize.org
AsthmaAsthma Basics

American Lung Association
Alzheimer’s & DementiaBasics of Alzheimer’s Disease Brochure

Alzheimer’s Association
Blood CholesterolAbout Cholesterol

American Heart Association
CancerNational Cancer Institute Home Page

Cancer.gov
Childhood DevelopmentChildhood Development

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Lung Health & Diseases

American Lung Association
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)What Is Coronary Heart Disease?

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
DentalMouth Healthy

American Dental Association
DiabetesDiabetes

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Domestic ViolenceViolence Against Women

WomensHealth.gov
Geriatric CareHealthy Aging

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Healthy WeightHealthy Weight

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Heart Failure (HF)Heart Failure

American Heart Association
HIV/AIDSHIV/AIDS Basics

AIDS.gov
HypertensionHigh Blood Pressure

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Medline PlusHealthy Topics

National Institutes of Health
Preventive Guidelines 0-21Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

American Academy of Pediatrics
Preventive Guidelines – Men, Take Charge of Your HealthMen, Take Charge of Your Health

Healthfinder.gov
Preventive Guidelines – Women: Get Your Well Woman Visit Every YearWomen: Get Your Well Woman Visit Every Year

Healthfinder.gov
Postpartum CarePostpartum Care, also called Post-Pregnancy Health

Medline Plus
Sickle CellSickle Cell Disease (SCD)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Sickle Cell-PediatricsSickle Cell Disease: Information for Parents

American Academy of Pediatrics
Smoking CessationQuit Smoking

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

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 Recommendations

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Vision ScreeningEye Exam and Vision Testing Basics

American Academy of Ophthalmology