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TEC Finds iFOBT Test Evidence Lacking In Contrast To Medicare Decision

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

A 1BlueCross BlueShield Association TEC assessment finding insufficient evidence on the use of immunochemical fecal occult blood tests contradicts a recent positive Medicare national coverage decision

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