Procedures Managed by AIM for BCN

Providers must obtain authorization from AIM Specialty Health® for select cardiology and radiology services with dates of service on or after Oct. 1, 2018.

This requirement applies to services performed in the following settings:

  • Freestanding diagnostic facilities
  • Outpatient hospital settings
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Physician offices

When these services are performed in an observation, emergency or inpatient care setting, they do not require authorization.

Note: For dates of service prior to Oct. 1, 2018, eviCore healthcare will handle these requests, including postservice requests. See the eviCore-Managed Procedures page for more information.

How to submit authorization requests

Submit authorization requests using one of the following methods:

Requests should be submitted before the services are provided.


Refer to the resources below for more information: