All clinical practice guidelines are based on scientific evidence, review of the medical literature, or appropriately established authority, as cited. All recommendations are based on published consensus guidelines and do not favor any particular treatment based solely on cost considerations.
The recommendations for care are suggested as guides for making clinical decisions. Clinicians and their patients must work together to develop individual treatment plans that are tailored to the specific needs and circumstances of each patient.
Molina Healthcare reviews and revises guidelines at least every two years and more frequently as clinical evidence is updated. Once the guidelines have been reviewed and modified as needed by a dedicated Quality Improvement Committee, Molina Healthcare providers will be notified of any changes and updates by fax and/or mail.
To request a copy of any guideline, please contact Molina's Quality Improvement Department at 1-888-562-5442 ext. 147181.
Use link below to reach our preventive health guidelines:
Preventive Health Guidelines
The files below are in PDF format( )
Clinical Practice Guidelines:
Chlamydia & Gonorrhea
Chronic Kidney Disease
Judicious use of antibiotics
Prescribing Opioids for Pain
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Sickle Cell Disease
Secondary Prevention and Risk Reduction Therapy for Patients with Coronary and Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease
Behavioral Health Guidelines:
Common Behavioral Health Disorders Seen in Primary Care
Addiction and Dependence Treatment
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