CMS Proposes To Cover Lung Cancer Screening In High-Risk Medicare Patients

November 12, 2014 6:36 PM

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CMS Proposes To Cover Lung Cancer Screening In High-Risk Medicare Patients

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday announced a proposal to cover low-dose CT screenings for lung cancer in high-risk Medicare patients. CMS will cover lung cancer screening with the help of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT).

This step of CMS was highly supported by several medical societies like the American College of Chest Alliance.

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