Health Assessments in Primary Care: A How-to Guide

Appendix 1: Background on Health Assessments in Primary Care

  • AHRQ-commissioned environmental scan about how health assessments were being used in primary care final report, Health Risk Appraisals in Primary Care: Current Knowledge and Potential Applications To Improve Preventive Services and Chronic Care.
    • Scan App for AHRQ.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop an evidence-informed framework for the Annual Wellness Visit health assessment, available here:
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides a quick reference guide for implementation of health assessments related to the Annual Wellness Visit:
Page last reviewed September 2013
Internet Citation: Health Assessments in Primary Care: A How-to Guide: Appendix 1: Background on Health Assessments in Primary Care. September 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/improve/system/health-assessments/health-assessment-ap1.html