Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical guidelines are a consensus opinion of national experts based on review of the scientific literature. The Quality Medical Advisory Panel of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has reviewed and endorsed these guiding principles.

The preventive services in these clinical guidelines may or may not be included in a member's health plan benefits. We provide this information for your reference only. It does not imply that we will reimburse claims for these services.


    Back Pain


    Behavioral Health

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


    Chronic Kidney Disease

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


    Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)



    High Blood Cholesterol


    Immunization Guidelines


    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Maternity/Perinatal Guidelines

    Metabolic Syndrome


    Multiple Sclerosis


    Obesity Guidelines – Adults

    Obesity Guidelines – Pediatric

    Parkinson's Disease 

    Physical Activity Guidelines


    Preventive Guidelines

    Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Stress Management Guidelines

    Tobacco Cessation Guidelines


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