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Partners For Kids offers a variety of resources to help practices stay atop of best practices through prescribing guidelines, publications and insurance information.
February 2024 Newsletter
February 2024 Newsletter
Prescribing Guidelines for Anxiety Disorders and Depression – West Region
These guidelines are designed to assist providers with screening and treating anxiety and depression.
Prescribing Guidelines for Nicotine Dependence – West Region
Topics include screening and diagnostic tools, first-line behavioral modifications and external support, recommended medication and nicotine replacement therapies, and treatment time frame recommendations. Updated 2/2024.
Prescribing Guidelines for Nicotine Dependence – Central Region
Topics include screening and diagnostic tools, first-line behavioral modifications and external support, recommended medication and nicotine replacement therapies, and treatment time frame recommendations. Updated 2/2024.
Asthma Inhaled Corticosteroid Table
Each inhaled corticosteroid has comparative daily dosages listed along with typical dose frequencies, strengths available, device delivery methods, and Ohio Medicaid coverage notes.
Asthma Inhaled Corticosteroid Table
Each inhaled corticosteroid has comparative daily dosages listed along with typical dose frequencies, strengths available, device delivery methods, and Ohio Medicaid coverage notes.
January 2024 Newsletter
January 2024 Newsletter
Asthma Inhaler Patient Assistance Programs
Available copay and manufacturer patient assistance programs for each inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and ICS/LABA combination inhaler are summarized in a quick reference table.
Asthma Inhaler Patient Assistance Programs
Available copay and manufacturer patient assistance programs for each inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and ICS/LABA combination inhaler are summarized in a quick reference table.
December 2023 Newsletter
West Region
December 2023 Newsletter
Central Region
November 2023 Newsletter
West Region
November 2023 Newsletter
Central Region
October 2023 Newsletter
West Region
October 2023 Newsletter
Central Region
Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL) for Ohio Medicaid Plans – Central Region
Updated: 1/2024
Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL) for Ohio Medicaid Plans – West Region
Updated: 1/2024
Pharmacy Coverage Updates – Central Region
Updated: 1/2024
Pharmacy Coverage Updates – West Region
Updated: 1/2024
September 2023 Newsletter
West Region
September 2023 Newsletter
Central Region
Anxiety Disorders and Depression Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Screening and Diagnostic tools, Patient related considerations for Depression/Anxiety medications, and dosing guidance on medications used to treat anxiety and depression. Updated: 09/2023
Antipsychotic Metabolic Monitoring Tool – West Region
Use this tool to guide metabolic monitoring for patients receiving atypical antipsychotics. Updated: 7/2023
Acute Otitis Externa and Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topic included: Guidance for Selection of Topical Therapy Updated: 7/2023
Acne Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Treatment Goals; Treatment Considerations; Treatment Protocol Updated: 07/2023
Prescription Contraceptives Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: This clinical pathway guides provider decision-making when assessing contraceptive readiness, selecting a contraceptive method and managing contraceptive use (e.g. approaches to managing undesired side effects). Updated: 06/2023
Prescription Contraceptives Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: This clinical pathway guides provider decision-making when assessing contraceptive readiness, selecting a contraceptive method and managing contraceptive use (e.g. approaches to managing undesired side effects). Updated: 06/2023
Constipation Guidelines for Primary Care Providers
A West Region resource guideline on how to manage functional constipation in a primary care setting along with important information regarding medication coverage.
Constipation Guidelines for Primary Care Providers
A Central Region resource guideline on how to manage functional constipation in a primary care setting along with important information regarding medication coverage.
Humana Healthy Horizon Overview Presentation
Electronic WIC / SNAP Tear-Off Pads
Partners For Kids has developed marketing materials to share with patients that may meet the eligibility criteria for the SNAP and WIC programs. Patients receiving these benefits will automatically be re-enrolled in Medicaid during the redetermination process.
AmeriHealth Caritas Overview Presentation
AmeriHealth Caritas
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Treating ADHD, Long-acting Stimulant Conversion Guide, Patient-related Considerations for ADHD Medication, Stimulant and Non-Stimulant Medications for Treatment of ADHD Updated: 02/2023
Pediatric Insomnia Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Screening tools for insomnia, recommendations for behavioral modifications related to sleep, and safe use of medications for pediatric patients with insomnia. Updated: 02/2023
Buckeye Health Plan
CareSource
Humana Healthy Horizons
Molina Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan
Prior Authorization Information for AmeriHealth Caritas
Asthma Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: A clinical pathway detailing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendations for asthma patients Updated: 01/2023
Prior Authorization Information for Buckeye Community Health Plan
Prior Authorization Information for CareSource
Prior Authorization Information for Humana Healthy Horizons
Prior Authorization Information for Molina HealthCare
Prior Authorization Information for United Healthcare Community Plan
SMART Patient Handout
A West Central Region patient facing tool to educate families on functional constipation that contains an action plan to guide patients through the clean-out process.
SMART Patient Handout
A South Central / Southeast Region patient facing tool to educate families on functional constipation that contains an action plan to guide patients through the clean-out process.
Influenza Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Fact Sheet for Patients & Families
A one-page handout for patients and families about Supplemental Security Income (SSI), who is eligible, and how to apply.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Fact Sheet for Patients & Families
A one-page handout for patients and families about Supplemental Security Income (SSI), who is eligible, and how to apply.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Brochure
A brochure for patients and families about Supplemental Security Income (SSI), who is eligible, and how to apply.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Brochure
A brochure for patients and families about Supplemental Security Income (SSI), who is eligible, and how to apply.
Influenza Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Influenza treatment and prevention with helpful medication table for the influenza medication, oseltamivir (Tamiflu®), to view age and weight-based dosing regimens. Updated: 11/2022
Antipsychotic Metabolic Monitoring Tool
Use this tool to guide metabolic monitoring for patients receiving atypical antipsychotics. Updated: 12/2020
Pediatric Insomnia Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Screening tools for insomnia, recommendations for behavioral modifications related to sleep, and safe use of medications for pediatric patients with insomnia. Updated: 07/2022
Acne Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Treatment Goals; Treatment Considerations; Treatment Protocol Updated: 09/2021
Acute Otitis Externa and Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topic included: Guidance for Selection of Topical Therapy Updated: 12/2021
Asthma Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: A clinical pathway detailing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendations for asthma patients Updated: 01/2023
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Treating ADHD, Long-acting Stimulant Conversion Guide, Patient-related Considerations for ADHD Medication, Stimulant and Non-Stimulant Medications for Treatment of ADHD Updated: 03/2022
Acute Respiratory Tract Infections Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Pharyngitis; Acute Otitis Media (AOM); Sinusitis; Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP); Choosing Augmentin™ Formulations Updated: 10/2022
Urinary Tract Infections Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: General Management; Treatment of UTI in Children; Follow-up of Urine Culture Results; When to Refer Updated: 9/2022
Ohio Medicaid
Health Ohio Network
(Commercial Plan)
Medicaid Managed Care Plans At-A-Glance
Contact information for multiple departments within each of the Medicaid Managed Care Plans
Fact Sheet What You Should Know Before Going to the Emergency Room
Well Child Check Poster
Poster describing the importance of annual checkups.
Well Child Check Handout
Handout describing the importance of annual checkups.
Suicide Prevention Resources
Immediate crisis resources, prevention resources for families, resources for bereaved families and suicide support communities.
Menu of Contraceptive Options
Patient education materials describing contraceptive options.
Managing Your Child’s Asthma
Poster with tips for managing asthma.
Managed Care Plan Rewards
Managed Care Plan Interpreter Services
Lifeline Communication Resources
Learn about the eligibility criteria and complete list of service providers who offer communication resources through the federally-funded Lifeline program.
Helping Hands
Access these patient education materials on a variety of health-related topics and medical conditions.
Health Related Social Needs Resources
One pager with food, housing, utilities, and transportation resources that may be able to help you and your family!
Education Resources Flyer
Patient/family handout with back to school tips and resources.
CAP4Kids – Free Resources for Families Outside of Central Ohio
CAP4Kids – Free Resources for Families in Central Ohio
Asthma Action Plan
Asthma action plan that can be completed in your office.
Why Masks Should be on Your Back-to-School List This Fall
Nationwide Children's recommends that all children returning to in-person school wear masks, regardless of vaccination status. View this blog post to share with your patient families on why it's so important to keep your kids safe.
eClinicalWorks
Nationwide Children’s utilizes eClinicalWorks® (eCW) Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management system as its community-wide solution to improve continuity of care across community practices in central Ohio.
Helping Hand: COVID-19
Information for patients on transmission, signs, symptoms, prevention, testing, isolation and treatment of COVID-19. Added March 24, 2020
CAP4Kids Community Resources During Coronavirus
Access COVID-19 resources from CAP4Kids.
Spanish COVID-19 Info Sheet
General info from Franklin County Public Health Department re: COVID-19 symptoms, prevention techniques, social distancing, high risk factors and what to do if you are sick. Added March 26, 2020
Somali COVID-19 Info Sheet
General info from Franklin County Public Health Department re: COVID-19 symptoms, prevention techniques, social distancing, high risk factors and what to do if you are sick. Added March 26, 2020
Nepali COVID-19 Info Sheet
General info from Franklin County Public Health Department re: COVID-19 symptoms, prevention techniques, social distancing, high risk factors and what to do if you are sick. Added March 26, 2020
French COVID-19 Info Sheet
General info from Franklin County Public Health Department re: COVID-19 symptoms, prevention techniques, social distancing, high risk factors and what to do if you are sick. Added March 26, 2020
English COVID-19 Info Sheet
General info from Franklin County Public Health Department re: COVID-19 symptoms, prevention techniques, social distancing, high risk factors and what to do if you are sick. Added March 26, 2020
Arabic COVID-19 Info Sheet
General info from Franklin County Public Health Department re: COVID-19 symptoms, prevention techniques, social distancing, high risk factors and what to do if you are sick. Added March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Information for Patients and Families
Learn about the steps Nationwide Children’s Hospital is taking to keep patients, families and staff sate as it reopens services. Added: May 21, 2020