AHA, AMA Urge CMS to Delay Advanced Imaging Appropriate Use Timeline

June 21, 2021

Due to the unprecedented financial strain placed on providers by the COVID-19 public health emergency, continued technological challenges, and the need for additional programmatic guidance, the AHA and the American Medical Association urge CMS to delay the Jan. 1, 2022 AUC implementation date by at least one year to allow providers the opportunity to implement and test operational changes and acquire the education necessary to achieve compliance with the program.