Associations Urge CMS to Abandon Reimbursement Cuts for Low-Dose CT Scans

October 26, 2016

This Medical News Minute outlines efforts by a number of advocacy groups and medical associations urging the CMS to abandon proposed reimbursement cuts to low-dose CT screening for lung cancer.

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses efforts by a number of advocacy groups, health care systems, and medical associations urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to abandon proposed reimbursement cuts to low-dose CT screening for lung cancer.

The changes to reimbursement are laid out in the 2017 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) proposed rule.