CMS NEWS: Medicare Coverage Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final national coverage determination that provides for Medicare coverage of Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT). The coverage is effective immediately. “This is the first time that Medicare has covered lung cancer screening. This is an important new Medicare preventive benefit…