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Clinical practice guidelines

Information on clinical practice guidelines approved by AHCCCS, Magellan Complete Care's Committee and other health organizations.

The external links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes. Such materials should be treated as educational resource(s) to provide clinical practice recommendations, components of proper care, general treatment guidelines, and/or used to increase knowledge, and promote better management of patients. This information should not be considered as inclusive of all proper treatments or methods of care, and is not intended to substitute for the independent professional judgment of the treating clinician.

AHCCCS clinical practice guidelines:

Behavioral Health

Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (2018)

Psychiatric and Psychotherapeutic Best Practices for Children Birth Through Five Years of Age

Magellan clinical practice guidelines:

Acute Stress Disorder & Post-Traumatic Stress

Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Stress Disorder & Post-Traumatic Stress

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Clinical Practice Guideline for Patients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Clinical Practice Guideline for Bipolar Disorder


Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Magellan's Clinical Practice Guideline for the Assessment and Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Adults

Neuropsychological Testing

Neuropsychological Testing

Panic Disorder

Treatment of Patients with Panic Disorder

Psychological Testing

Psychological Testing


Other organization clinical practice guidelines:

Autism Spectrum Disorders

The American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP)

AAP's companion document to the guideline

Behavioral Health

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Practice Parameters


Heart Failure

High Blood Pressure - JNC 8 Summary Algorithm


American Diabetes Association: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2018

Obstetric and Gynecology

Breast Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening

ACOG Perinatal Depression Screening


Evaluation and Management of Low Back Pain

Preventive Health

Adult Immunizations Schedule

Pediatric Immunizations Schedule


Guidelines from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program


American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines