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PET Technology Review For Alzheimer's To Look At Prognostic Benefits

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

HCFA's review of positron emission tomography imaging for Alzheimer's should take into account psycho-social benefits of the procedure in addition to its diagnostic capability, according to the executive committee (EC) of the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee.

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