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ACR: Medicare Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Lifesaver for Seniors

Medicare coverage provides access to care for seniors and will help physicians save thousands of lives each year from the nation's leading cancer killer," said Ella Kazerooni, M.D., FACR, chair of the American College of Radiology Lung Cancer Screening Co
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:35
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[Louisiana] Healthcare Professionals from across the U.S. Set to Attend First Ochsner Conference on Tobacco

ealth care professionals from across the U.S. will travel to New Orleans on Friday, November 14, 2014, to attend the first Alton Ochsner Conference on Tobacco...The conference will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the late Dr. Alton Ochsner and his gro
Ochsner Health System
added Nov 11, 2014 11:19
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Medicare Plans To Cover Lung Cancer Screening

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Monday that low-dose CT would be reimbursed once per year for beneficiaries who fit the criteria of the pivotal National Lung Screening Trial:Ages 55 to 74At least a 30 pack-year history of smokin
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2014 10:55
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Smoking associated with elevated risk of developing a second smoking-related cancer

Results of a federally-funded pooled analysis of five prospective cohort studies indicate that cigarette smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associa
EurekAlert
added Nov 11, 2014 10:44
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Medicare Plans To Cover Lung Cancer Screening

Annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening for high-risk individuals will be covered by Medicare, albeit with restrictions, according to a preliminary decision from the agency. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Monday that low-dose
MedPage Today
added Nov 10, 2014 23:45
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View Public Comments for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:31
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Proposed Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) (CAG-00439N)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tom
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:27
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: James Gustafson in Webb v R.J. Reynolds

James Gustafson, representing Dianne Webb, gives the opening statement in the retrial on damages ...Throughout his statement, he highlights the defendant’s culpability as a closed issue, while also delivering a powerful narrative of Horner’s bond with hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:05
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[North Carolina] NC Health Officials And Advisory Board Release Plan To Fight Cancer

Petersen says policymakers also need to pay attention to the risks of exposure to tobacco smoke and find ways to decrease it. She says a law passed by the General Assembly in 2010 making bars and restaurants smoke free was an important step. Petersen say
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Nov 7, 2014 22:49
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