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Clinical Practice Guidelines

Practice Guidelines

Practice Guidelines Documents
Guideline Source

Behavior Health Clinical Practice Guidelines

Keep informed about guidelines and policies pertaining to Behavioral Health care.

Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of Adults and Children with Asthma

Diagnosis and Management of Asthma

Adopted from the NYS DOH “Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of Adults and Children with Asthma” developed by the New York State Consensus Asthma Guideline Expert Panel and Endorsed by the New York State Department of Health updated July, 2017” and the NHLB National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3). Reviewed March 2018 Next review March 2020.

ADHD Guideline

Adopted from the American Academy of Pediatrics: Reviewed March 2018. Next review March 2020.

Assessment and Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk

Adopted from the American Heart Association February 2018. Next review February 2020. The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure

Adopted from the American Heart Association February 2018. Next review February 2020. The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Community Principles of Pain Management

Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

Adopted the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder, Third Edition 2010". Guideline reviewed March 2018. Next review March 2020

Diabetes Clinical Practice Recommendations

Adopted from the American Diabetes Association. Guideline reviewed March 2018. Next review March 2019

Diabetes Clinical Practice Recommendations

Adopted from the American Diabetes Association. Guideline reviewed March 2018. Next review March 2019

AAP/ACOG Guidelines for Perinatal Care

NYS Prenatal Management Guidelines

Adopted from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAP/ACOG)Guidelines for Perinatal Care, Eighth Edition. September, 2017 and New York State Department of Health. Reviewed February 2018 Next review October 2019.

Perinatal HIV Care

Adopted from the New York State Department of Health. Reviewed May 2018 Next review May 2019.

Immunization Guidelines for Vaccinating Pregnant Women

Adopted from the Center Disease Control (CDC). Guideline reviewed February 2018. Next review October 2019

Clinical Practice Guidelines Accordion

Excellus has adopted from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Bright Futures Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care (Periodicity Schedule) and Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents Anticipatory Guidance/Counseling at Preventive Health Visits. Reviewed March 2018. Next scheduled for review March 2019.

The following exceptions to the American Academy of Pediatrics and Bright Futures recommendations: 

New York State Department of Health screening and testing requirements for Lead and HIV
NYS Lead Screening Recommendations
NYS DOH HIV Testing Requirements
HIV Guidelines
HIV Guidelines Ordering Publications

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Depression in Children and Adolescents

Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents

Reviewed March 2018. Next scheduled review March 2019. Adopted from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Recommendations for Adults.

Excellus has adopted the following exceptions to the USPSTF recommendations:

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Women's Preventive Services
Recommendations for Women’s Preventive Services

New York State Department of Health screening and testing requirements for HIV. Adopted from the New York State Department of Health. Reviewed May 2018 Next review May 2019.
NYS DOH HIV Testing Requirements
HIV Guidelines
HIV Guidelines Ordering Publications

Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Immunization Schedule for Adults