Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening

November 11, 2014 11:31 PM

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Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a draft plan to cover low-dose CT screenings for lung cancer in high-risk Medicare patients. We reached out to lung cancer experts and a diverse group of healthcare professionals for their reactions.

Kenneth Lin, MD, MPH, associate professor of family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He is a former staff member for the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force and a nationally recognized expert on cancer screening in primary care.

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