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Radiology societies seek Medicare coverage for CT colonography

June 24, 2008 Radiology societies seek Medicare coverage for CT colonography H. A. Abella -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Several radiology-related professional societies have joined forces to urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to approve national Medicare coverage for CT colonography to screen patients for colorectal cancer. The American College of Radiology, the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists, and the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance sent CMS a joint comment letter June 18 requesting reimbursement for CTC providers. The document states that there are sufficient data and clinical evidence to support the claim.

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