Announcements: Health Risk Assessment Recommendations Available Online
Final health risk assessment recommendations, published in A Framework for Patient-Centered Health Risk Assessments — Providing Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services to Medicare Beneficiaries, are now available online at http://www.cdc.gov/policy/opth/hra. The framework includes guidance for health-care providers and others in the design and application of health risk assessments and follow-up interventions that research suggests are effective in reducing some high-risk health behaviors. These final recommendations update CDC's previous Interim Guidance for Health Risk Assessments and Their Modes of Provision for Medicare Beneficiaries, published March 23, 2011 (1).
- CDC. Interim guidance for health risk assessments and their modes of provision for Medicare beneficiaries. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; 2011. Available at http://www.cms.gov/center/coverage.asp. Accessed December 12, 2011.
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