CLINICAL GUIDELINES RADIATION ONCOLOGY

AIM General Clinical Guideline

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AIM CLINICAL APPROPRIATENESS GUIDELINES FOR RADIATION ONCOLOGY

The foundation of our solution platform for specialty benefits management is our clinical appropriateness guidelines.

AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Radiation Oncology are developed through a rigorous process integrating evidence-based literature with expert physician review. Guidelines for radiation therapy, proton beam therapy, and radiopharmaceutical therapy are included below.

The Guidelines do not address coverage, benefit or other plan specific issues. Applicable federal and state coverage mandates take precedence over these clinical guidelines. If requested by a health plan, AIM will review requests based on health plan medical policy/guidelines in lieu of the AIM Guidelines.

AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Radiation Therapy

The treatments addressed in the AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Radiation Therapy include brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

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AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Proton Beam Therapy

The treatment addressed in the AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Proton Beam Therapy is proton beam therapy, also known as proton radiation therapy or proton radiotherapy.

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AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals

The treatments addressed in the AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals include the most commonly used radiopharmaceutical drug therapies for oncologic conditions.

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AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Perirectal Hydrogel Spacer

The AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Perirectal Hydrogel Spacer address the use of an implanted hydrogel spacer when radiation therapy is used to treat prostate cancer.

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