MDwise provides several provider toolkits to assist provider offices and office staff the essential tools and guidelines necessary to achieve a goal or required function. The toolkits are established to help assist in the extra steps needed to learn a new subject rolled out by MDwise or the health plan. The toolkit is designed to provide the tools or educational items to the provider office to simplify or streamline the new process to further assist the office in caring for MDwise members.
The 40 weeks of pregnancy provider toolkit was a statewide initiative for all three managed care entities to provide education to obstetrician providers on elective inductions and cesarean sections. The toolkit has educational materials for members and provider offices.
The behavioral health toolkit contains tools for primary medical providers and behavioral health providers that may be useful in their care of MDwise members. The toolkit contains information on ADHD, depression, autism/pervasive developmental disorders, anxiety and ratings scales for use in the diagnosis and treatment monitoring of behavioral health conditions. Additionally, there are materials that can be given to members regarding these diagnoses.
The idea of providing culturally competent care versus the practicalities of doing so is an enormous challenge. This toolkit includes several basic tools for providers to implement. The tools and concepts included in the toolkit are those that have been documented as effective in assisting patients from various racial and cultural minority groups as well as those with low health literacy to understand and be understood by their physician.
The diabetes toolkit is designed to help primary medical provider offices achieve quality HEDIS measures in the comprehensive diabetes care measure. The toolkit has diabetic standards for members and tips for provider offices.
The provider revalidation toolkit aimed at educating all Indiana Health Coverage Providers (IHCP) provider offices about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requiring providers to revalidate their enrollment on an ongoing basis. The toolkit provides educational tools and resources for provider offices around the revalidation process.
This provider toolkit is intended to serve as a guide for providers who provide preventive and other medical services to students in their community through a school-based clinic. It is intended to be a tool to provide direction to MDwise providers for submitting claims for covered services.
Smoking causes an enormous burden on public health. While policy measures to control tobacco use are being applied across the USA, inadequate attention has been given to what health care professionals can do in their routine work with patients. This toolkit is intended to help the health care professional in offering effective interventions for tobacco cessation to patients during office visits.