Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

AIDS/HIV Clinics

Programs that provide comprehensive medical services on an inpatient or outpatient basis for people who have symptomatic or asymptomatic HIV infections or full-blown AIDS.

Arthritis Treatment Centers

Programs that provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient or outpatient basis for individuals who have arthritis and other joint disorders.

Cancer Clinics

Programs that provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient or outpatient basis for individuals who have cancer.

Cleft Lip/Palate Clinics

Programs that provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for children born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial anomalies. Services are generally provided by a multidisciplinary team which may include lactation specialists who offer assistance with feeding problems; speech and language pathologists who offer advice on ways to encourage normal speech development and help the child with speech and language problems that may develop; audiologists and ear, nose and throat specialists (otolaryngologists) who provide services related to hearing and ear care; plastic surgeons who perform cleft lip/palate surgery; orthodontists and pediatric dentists who provide information about future dental needs; maxillofacial prosthedontists who replace missing teeth or develop appliances to improve speech; genetic counselors who help the family understand the origins of the problem; and social workers who provide assistance with coordination of services, information about hospitalizations, and referrals for parent-to-parent support.

Cystic Fibrosis Clinics

Programs that provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for people who have cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that affects the pancreas, respiratory system and sweat glands.

Dementia Management

Programs that offer any of a variety of therapeutic approaches which are intended to maximize the existing cognitive functioning of people who have Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease or other forms of cognitive impairment. Interventions include structured activities and exercises that are designed for people who have a short attention span and require extra verbal and visual stimulation with the objective of enhancing the individual's perception of the environment, promoting trust, reducing anxiety, avoiding overstimulation and maximizing communication skills.

Diabetes Management Clinics

Programs that help people of all ages who have juvenile or adult diabetes understand and manage their illness. Services may include screening programs for early identification of the condition and associated complications; establishment of a treatment regimen; patient education; and self-management skills development assistance which may focus on use of insulin and drugs to control blood sugar levels, blood glucose monitoring, dietary management in different environments (at home, at work, in school, while dining out), menu planning, the role of exercise in relation to food intake, hygienic measures such as foot care and ways to reduce the likelihood of diabetes-related complications which may include heart disease, kidney failure, amputation, nerve damage and blindness. Included are programs that provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient or outpatient basis as well as less formal programs that emphasize education and may provide any combination of supportive services such as case management, assistance in obtaining needed products and services, and assistance in following the prescribed treatment regimen. Diabetes is a chronic, incurable disease in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin to allow the body to adequately metabolize sugar.

Parkinson's Disease/Movement Disorders Clinics

Programs that provide comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services for people who have Parkinson's disease, ataxia, dystonia, tremor disorders, tic disorders, drug-induced movement disorders and other progressive conditions that affect an individual's motor skills. Treatment options may include oral medication to help control the symptoms; botulinum toxin injections directly into the muscles to reduce tremors and spasms when oral drug therapy is not effective; and surgical treatment in the form of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for patients whose movement symptoms have caused a decline in their quality of life and who have not responded favorably to medication therapies. Parkinson's/movement disorders patients may also have access to clinical trials of experimental therapies.

Sexual Assault Treatment

Programs that provide specialized medical care for adults and/or children who have been sexually assaulted. Treatment includes an examination for internal and external injuries, collection of physical evidence of the assault, and preventive care and/or treatment in case of venereal disease or pregnancy. Treatment is generally confidential and physical evidence of the assault is not shared with investigating authorities without the consent of the patient. Services are often provided by emergency room staff at a hospital or other health care facility and may include other crisis advocates/representatives.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment

Programs that provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for people who have contracted gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes or another disease that is transmitted by sexual contact. Treatment usually involves an investigation of recent contacts of people who have been infected to stop the spread of the disease.

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