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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Policy/Coding:
Tread Cautiously With the New LDCT Lung Cancer Screening SDM Reporting

ATS approaches requirements critically, asks CMS two questions. Is your staff aware of the eligibility requirements for Medicare coverage of the lung cancer screening with low dose computed tomography (LDCT)? Empowered by the Social Security Act, which allows CMS to add coverage to services using “additional preventive coverage”- by routing it through the NCD process; CMS now provides coverage for [...]