Congestive Heart Failure
Bridgeway has adopted the ACC/AHA 2005 Guideline Update for the Diagnosis and Management of Congestive Heart Failure in the Adult. It was developed in Collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Summary report of the guidelines can be found at:
The American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines developed in Collaboration with the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation a 2009 Focused Update: ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults. The report can be found at:
The full guideline remains current.
These guidelines are distributed under Bridgeway Health Solutions Quality Improvement/Utilization Management Program in order to identify criteria for appropriate and effective use of health care services and consistency in the care provided to plan participants.