Industry Session, Video 1: How Did We Get From Indicated to Not Medically Necessary and/or Rarely Appropriate?

Session Summary: Industry, Video 1

Appropriate use criteria (AUC) specify when it is appropriate to perform a medical procedure, ie, when the expected health benefits exceed the expected health risks. The art of medicine is important, but documentation is crucial to prove appropriate use for medical, legal, and reimbursement issues in interventional cardiology.

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