Clinical Practice Guidelines

In order to facilitate effective and efficient treatment of the most common medical disorders of our members, MDwise’s Medical Advisory Committee has approved and provided clinical health guidelines available to providers as a quick reference for diagnosis, treatment and prevention parameters. These guidelines adhere to recommendations asserted by accredited, professional health organizations.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Coronary Artery Disease
Pregnancy Care
Hepatitis C

Clinical health guidelines for the following disorders are posted for use by providers to guide their treatment of behavioral health disorders. All guidelines are based on evidence-based care and can be used in both primary care and behavioral health settings.

Behavioral Health Clinical Practice Guidelines

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adults
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bipolar Disorder in Adults
Depression in Adults
Depression in Children and Adolescents
Developmental Testing
Eating Disorders
Metabolic Status
Neuropsychological Testing
Psychological Testing
PTSD in Adolescents and Children
PTSD in Adults
Substance Use Disorders in Adults
Bright Futures

Best Practices for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence

The MDwise medical benefit covers smoking cessation services for Hoosier Healthwise and HIP members in the form of tobacco cessation counseling services.