Updated on: March 5, 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 1
Atrial Fibrillation (Focused Update) 2018 Quarter 2
Bradycardia and Heart Block 2018 Quarter 3
Blood Cholesterol (Revision) 2018 Quarter 4
Chest Pain 2019 TBD
Prevention 2019 TBD
Expert Consensus Statements/Expert Consensus Decision Pathways/Expert Consensus Systems of Care
Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment (Decision Pathway) 12/22/17
Optimal Use of Ionizing Radiation in Cardiovascular Imaging - Best Practices for Safety and Effectiveness (Expert Consensus Document) 2018 Quarter 1
Optimization of Care for Patients with Valvular Heart Disease (AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS) 2018 Quarter 2
Operator and Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS) (Update) 2018 Quarter 2
Medication Initiation Care Plan for Anticoagulation in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation 2018 Quarter 3
Medication Initiation Care Plan for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction 2018 Quarter 3
Medication Initiation Care Plan for Lowering LDL-Cholesterol 2018 Quarter 3
Heart House Roundtable Methodology Article 2018 Quarter 3
Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (Decision Pathway) 2018 Quarter 4
Smoking Cessation (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
Performance Measures
Cardiac Rehabilitation 2018 Quarter 1
Hypertension 2018 Quarter 4
Heart Failure TBD
Data Standards
Transthoracic Echocardiography 2018 Q2
Coronary Revascularization TBD
Heart Failure (Update) TBD
Core Cardiovascular Data Standards TBD
Appropriate Use Criteria
AUC Methodology Update Article 2018 Quarter 1
Multimodality Imaging in the Assessment of Cardiac Structures in Non-valvular Heart Disease 2018 Quarter 2
Congenital Heart Disease 2018 Quarter 4
Peripheral Vascular Intervention TBD
Non-Emergent Non-Cardiac Surgery (pre-op) TBD
Multimodality Imaging for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease TBD
Competence and Training Statements
Echocardiography Advanced Training Lifelong Learning Statement TBD
Cardiovascular Team Competency Statement TBD
Health Policy Statements