Effective for dates of service on and after July 14, 2019, the following updates will apply to the AIM Advanced Oncologic Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guideline.

 

Prostate Cancer

 

Added criteria for the appropriate use of PET-CT with the radiotracers Axumin and 11-Choline, establishing the position of this test in the care continuum for prostate cancer primarily related to biochemical recurrence

 

Neuroendocrine Tumors

 

Added criteria for the appropriate use of PET-CT with the radiotracer DOTA-TATE  establishing the position of this test in the care continuum for neuroendocrine tumors

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 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:  866-789-0397, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET


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 guidelines.

 

 



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