January 15, 2016

ACR Revises Lung Cancer Screening FAQs

The latest update to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Lung Cancer Screening FAQs, posted Jan. 15, 2016, clarifies Medicare’s shared decision-making requirement and outlines Medicare reimbursement rates.

Providers must meet all coverage criteria to be reimbursed by Medicare for CT lung cancer screening exams. These frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs), prepared by the ACR, address coverage and reimbursement requirements relating to patient eligibility, center eligibility, accreditation and lung cancer screening designation, radiologist requirements, clinical practice registry, and billing and payment.

Access the FAQ