Guidelines & Resources
The American College of Chest Physicians offers a wide variety of physician resources and evidence-based guidelines and consensus statements. Stay informed about clinical decision support, medical education, quality improvement, and health-care policy.
The organization is the leading resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements. Each published document provides the best available evidence-based recommendations or consensus-based suggestions for the particular clinical topics at hand, based on an extensive system of grading and evaluation in place.
Plus, our resources can assist you in maintaining your certification, navigating national health-care reform and how it affects chest medicine, and increasing knowledge and performance with the AQuIRE Registry. Maximize your compensation by referencing precise and specialized coding and reimbursement information in Coding for Chest Medicine 2013, and learn to advocate for chest medicine effectively by reviewing the Advocacy Tool Kit.
Guidelines and Consensus Statements
NEW! The Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer, 3rd ed: ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
Access guidelines and consensus statements, and learn about the development process.
Antithrombotic 9th Edition Resources
Comments and Sign-on Letters
Find out how the American College of Chest Physicians is representing your interests through commenting on important national initiatives.
Find out the organization's position on various important topics.
Legislative Action Center
Become a Grassroots Advocate and be notified when you can make a difference on issues important to chest medicine.
Advocacy Tool Kit
Use a wide variety of tools to help you advocate effectively, including tips on how to communicate with Congress, letter templates for contacting your legislators, instructions for scheduling appointments with your legislators, and congressional calendars.
Payment Practice and Quality
Coding and Reimbursement
View our coding and reimbursement resources related to chest medicine.
Learn about resources relating to AQuIRE, PQRS, Maintenance of Certification, EHR and Health IT, Performance Measures, and Value Based Purchasing.