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HSCSN Manuals and Practice Guidelines

HSCSN Manual

HSCSN Provider Manual [PDF - 7.85 MB]

HSCSN created this manual to assist you and your staff with providing services to our members. If you have questions about the provider manual, please contact us at 202-495-7526.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

HSCSN has adopted the following clinical practice guidelines, standards and schedules to ensure the best and most current quality of care is provided to members

Asthma

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents [PDF - 634 KB]
American Academy of Pediatrics

Diabetes

Management of Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in Children and Adolescents (PDF - 952 KB)
American Academy of Pediatrics

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
American Diabetes Association

HIV and Other STDs

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection [PDF - 3.57 MB]
National Institutes of Health

Perinatal HIV Testing
District of Columbia Department of Health’s HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine HIV Testing
District of Columbia Department of Health’s HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Immunizations

Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0-18 Years; Catch-up Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 4 months to 18 Years
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oral Care

Guideline on Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance/Counseling, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents [PDF - 203 KB]
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Guideline on Management of Dental Patients with Special Health Care Needs [PDF - 160 KB]
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Overweight and Obesity

Prevention of Pediatric Overweight and Obesity
American Academy of Pediatrics

Expert Committee Recommendations Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity
American Medical Association

Expert Committee Recommendations on the Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity – Implementation Guide
National Initiative for Children’s Health Quality

Perinatal Care

The Initial Reproductive Health Visit
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist

Perinatal HIV Testing
District of Columbia Department of Health’s HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration

Periodicity Schedules

DC HealthCheck Periodicity Schedules

A periodicity schedule represents the guidelines for the frequency of visits and the types of screenings and health assessments that should be conducted at each visit.

DC Medicaid HealthCheck Periodicity Schedule [PDF - 355 KB]

DC Medicaid HealthCheck Dental Periodicity Schedule [PDF - 248 KB]

Blood Lead Screening Requirements, 2015 [PDF - 143 KB]
Requirements for all Medicaid-enrolled children for lead exposure screening.