Updates to AIM Specialty Health Radiation Oncology Clinical Appropriateness Guideline*
*Change to Prior Authorization Requirements
Effective for dates of service on and after March 13, 2022, the following updates will apply to the AIM Specialty Health® (AIM) Radiation Therapy and Proton Beam Therapy Clinical Appropriateness Guideline. Part of the AIM guideline annual review process, these updates are focused on advancing efforts to drive clinically appropriate, safe, and affordable health care services.
- Removed ECOG (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group) status as definition for performance status throughout guidelines.
- Access AIM’s ProviderPortalSM directly at providerportal.com. Online access is available 24/7 to process orders in real-time, and is the fastest and most convenient way to request authorization.
- Access AIM via the Availity Web Portal at availity.com
- Call the AIM Contact Center toll-free number: 800-554-0580, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. ET.
For questions related to guidelines, please contact AIM via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, you may access and download a copy of the current and upcoming guidelines here.
December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Indiana