Updated on: October 16, 2017

Please note: the ACC uses a January - December calendar, which is indicated in the estimated release dates below. The documents appear in order based on their estimated release date.

Document Topic Estimated Release Date
Practice Guidelines
High Blood Pressure 11/13/2017
Ventricular Arrhythmias/Sudden Cardiac Death (Revision) 10/30/2017
Adults with Congenital Heart Disease (Revision) 2018 Quarter 1
Atrial Fibrillation (Focused Update) 2018 Quarter 1
Bradycardia and Heart Block 2018 Quarter 4
Blood Cholesterol (Revision) 2018 Quarter 4
Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral Artery Disease (Focused Update) TBD
Pericardial Disease TBD
Venous Thromboembolism TBD
Chest Pain TBD
Expert Consensus Statements/Expert Consensus Decision Pathways/Expert Consensus Systems of Care
Mitral Regurgitation (Decision Pathway) 10/18/2017
Optimal Use of Ionizing Radiation in Cardiovascular Imaging - Best Practices for Safety and Effectiveness (Expert Consensus Document) 2017 Quarter 4
Management of Bleeding (Decision Pathway) 2017 Quarter 4
Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment (Decision Pathway) 2017 Quarter 4
Optimization of Care for Patients with Valvular Heart Disease (AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS) 2018 Quarter 1
Operator and Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS) (Update) 2018 Quarter 1
Medication Initiation Care Plan for Anticoagulation in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation 2018 Quarter 1
Medication Initiation Care Plan for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction 2018 Quarter 1
Medication Initiation Care Plan for Lowering LDL-Cholesterol 2018 Quarter 1
Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
Smoking Cessation (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
Cardiogenic Shock (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
Heart Failure Predischare Risk Assessment (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway Methodology Article 2018 Quarter 4
Heart House Roundtable Methodology Article 2018 Quarter 4
Performance Measures
Cardiac Rehabilitation 2017 Quarter 4
Heart Failure TBD
Data Standards
Transthoracic Echocardiography 2018 Q1
Coronary Revascularization TBD
Heart Failure (Update) TBD
Core Cardiovascular Data Standards TBD
Appropriate Use Criteria
Aortic Stenosis 10/17/2017
AUC Methodology Update Article  2017 Quarter 4
Peripheral Vascular Intervention 2017 Quarter 4
Multimodality Imaging Structure/Function: Structural Heart Disease 2017 Quarter 4
Congenital Heart Disease 2018 Quarter 4
Non-Emergent Non-Cardiac Surgery (pre-op) TBD
ICD/CRT TBD
Multimodality Imaging for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease TBD
Competence and Training Statements
Lifelong Learning Statement for Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialists 11/27/2017
Echocardiography Advanced Training Lifelong Learning Statement TBD
Cardiovascular Team Competency Statement TBD
Health Policy Statements
Roadmap for Innovation–ACC Health Policy Statement on Healthcare:  Transformation in the Era of Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Medicine  11/20/2017