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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Cancer Screening:

You Will Now Get Medicare Payment for Lung Cancer Screening

Your patient may be covered for LDCT screening once per year if needed criteria are met. On Feb. 5, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the National Coverage Determination (NCD) to reimburse screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT). Lung cancer is the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths, [...]