Does Medicare Lung Screen Coverage Fall Short?

November 12, 2014 4:01 PM

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Medicare's proposal to cover lung cancer screening shortchanges seniors on the promise of early detection, experts argued in this exclusive MedPage Today video.

Paperwork hurdles for patients, such as the requirement for a written order obtained during a "lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision-making visit" on the initial screen, were also a concern, pointed out Dan Raz, MD, co-director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at City ...

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