Clinical Practice Guidelines

Position Statement: University of Utah Health Plans adopts guidelines to help practitioners and members make decisions about appropriate care for specific medical and behavioral health conditions. The following guidelines are based on scientific evidence, and where evidence is lacking, on a consensus of panel experts, and are supported by University of Utah Health Plans. Guidelines are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

Behavioral Health Guidelines
Category Resource
Depression Practice guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)- Pediatrics Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)- Adults European Consensus Statement for the Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Adult ADHD
Substance Use Disorder Implementing Care for Alcohol and Other Drug Use in Medical Settings
Opioid Prescribing CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Medical Guidelines
Category Resource
Asthma Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Report, Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention
Congestive Heart Failure Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Heart Failure Society of America
Preventive Health Guidelines
Category Resource
Immunizations- Pediatric Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger, United States
Well Child Visits- Pediatric American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care
Additional Resources
Mammography United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Breast Cancer Screening for Adult Women
Screening for Perinatal Depression American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG) Screening for Perinatal Depression
Colorectal Cancer Screening United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Colorectal Cancer Screening
Immunizations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years and Older, United States
Adult Preventive Services United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendations for Primary Care Practice, Adult

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