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 Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) status as definition for performance status throughout guidelines.

As a reminder, ordering and servicing providers may submit prior authorization requests to AIM in one of several ways:

  • Access AIM’s ProviderPortalSM directly at www.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 www.availity.com
  • Call the AIM Contact Center toll-free number at 866-714-1107, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


For questions related to guidelines, please contact AIM via email at aim.guidelines@aimspecialtyhealth.com. Additionally, you may access and download a copy of the current and upcoming guidelines here.




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