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Behavioral Health Clinical Practice & Preventive Health Guidelines

Preventive health and clinical practice guidelines are based on the health needs and opportunities for improvement identified as part of the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program. Whenever possible, Nebraska Total Care adopts preventive and clinical practice guidelines that are published by nationally recognized organizations or government institutions as well as state-wide collaborative and/or a consensus of healthcare professionals in the applicable field.

Reviewed: 05/2020

Condition/Disease

Child and Adolescent Antipsychotic Use

Child and Adolescent Antipsychotic High Dosing Table - Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health

Anxiety Disorders

Generalized Anxiety Disorder And Panic Disorder In Adults: Management (July 2019) - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Autism

Depressive Disorder

Management of Major Depressive Disorder (2016) - United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD)

Diagnostic and Treatment Scales

Diagnostic & Treatment Scales - Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health

Gender Reassignment and Transgender Issues

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (PDF) - American Psychiatric Association (APA)

General Evidence Based Medicine

A Summary of Physical Health Monitoring (PDF) - Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Published 2007, Updated 2013) - American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (2012) - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

Opioid Use Disorder and Treatment

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder (PDF) - United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD)

Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines

2019-2020 Florida Best Practice Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Adults (PDF) - Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health

Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Children and Adolescents

2018-2019 Florida Best Practice Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Children and Adolescents (PDF) - Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program

Schizophrenia

Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Schizophrenia (PDF) (2013) - American Academy Of Child And Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

Substance Abuse Disorders

2019 Florida Best Practice Recommendations for Women of Reproductice Age with Serious Mental Illness and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders (PDF) - Florida Medicaid Mental Health 

Behavioral Health Conditions and Substance Use in High Risk Pregnancy

Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants (January 2018) - Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Women of Reproductive Age with Serious Mental Illness and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders

2019 Florida Best Practice Recommendations for Women of Reproductive Age with Serious Mental Illness and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders (PDF) - Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health

Management of Substance Use Disorders

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Substance Use Disorders (2015) - Department of Veterans Affairs

Suicidal Behavior

Assessment and Management of Patients at Risk for Suicide (2019) - Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense (VA/DoD)

Tobacco Cessation

Committee Opinion 721: Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy (Oct. 2017) - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Tobacco Use Interventions