Clinical Practice Guidelines

SummaCare’s clinical practice and preventive health guidelines include recommendations, strategies and other information to assist physicians, healthcare practitioners and patients in making decisions about appropriate healthcare for specific conditions. The clinical guidelines come from evidence-based national sources. Recommendations in the guidelines are not a substitute for a physician or other healthcare providers clinical judgment and may not be applicable to each individual. Treatment decisions should be decided between physicians or other health care providers and the patient, do not guarantee outcome and are not to interfere with clinical decisions made by treating providers. 

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These Clinical Practice Guideline in no way constitutes benefit coverage. Refer to individual plan document for benefit coverage.

Preventive care services can help detect illness or injury early – a key to successful treatment of any condition. SummaCare’s preventive health guidelines for age-appropriate screenings.