Updated on: April 18, 2018

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
Adults with Congenital Heart Disease (Revision) 2018 Quarter 3
Atrial Fibrillation (Focused Update) 2018 Quarter 3
Bradycardia and Heart Block 2018 Quarter 3
Blood Cholesterol (Revision) 2018 Quarter 4 
Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease 2019 Quarter 1
Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain TBD
Expert Consensus Statements/Expert Consensus Decision Pathways/Expert Consensus Systems of Care
Optimal Use of Ionizing Radiation in Cardiovascular Imaging - Best Practices for Safety and Effectiveness [Expert Consensus Document] 2018 Quarter 2
Optimization of Care for Patients with Valvular Heart Disease (AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS) [Systems of Care Document] 2018 Quarter 3
Medication Initiation Care Plans [Systems of Care Document] 2018 Quarter 3
Heart House Roundtable Methodology Article 2018 Quarter 3
ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway Methodology Article 2018 Quarter 3
Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 3
Operator and Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS) (Update) [Systems of Care Document] 2018 Quarter 4
Smoking Cessation (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
Heart Failure Predischare Risk Assessment (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
Performance Measures
Hypertension TBD
Data Standards
Transthoracic Echocardiography 2018 Q3
Coronary Revascularization TBD
Heart Failure (Update) TBD
Appropriate Use Criteria
Multimodality Imaging in the Assessment of Cardiac Structures in Nonvalvular Heart Disease 2018 Quarter 3
Peripheral Artery Intervention 2018 Quarter 3
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
Echocardiography Advanced Training Lifelong Learning Statement 2018 Quarter 4
Cardiovascular Team Competency Statement TBD