New Medicare Decision To Cover Lung Cancer CT Screenings

February 7, 2015 8:54 PM

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Medicare has finally made a conclusive decision in favor of covering computed tomography (CT) scans for lung cancer screening. It is a monumental decision that will give many high-risk seniors access to diagnostic tools which could dramatically improve their health.

CMS Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Administrator Patrick Conway explains, “We believe this final decision strikes an appropriate balance between providing access to this important preventive service and ensuring, to the best extent possible, that Medicare beneficiaries receive maximum benefit from...

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