What are decision aids?

You need accurate information to make educated decisions about your health. These decision aids give you facts about health conditions and the pros and cons of different treatment choices.

How can these decision aids help you?

These decision aids can help you understand your choices and prepare questions to ask your doctor. Then you and your doctor can discuss which treatment option is right for you and make a decision together about a treatment plan.

Are the options discussed in these decision aids appropriate for you?

Some of the options in these decision aids may not be appropriate for your individual situation. Talk with your doctor about how the information in these decision aids relates to your specific condition. Note that these decision aids do not approve or authorize care, treatments or diagnostic tests. The care, treatments and tests described in these decision aids may not be covered by your health plan. If you have questions about whether your health plan covers a particular treatment or test, talk to your health plan or doctor.

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