Medtech Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

CMS Proposal To Limit Number Of PET Scans For Cancer Patients Sparks Outcry

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

In nearly 200 public comments, professional societies, manufacturers and the National Oncologic PET Registry strongly opposed CMS’ proposal to cover only one positron emission tomography scan after a cancer patient has completed initial treatment.

You may also be interested in...



Bending To Overwhelming Feedback, CMS Softens Stance On PET For Solid Tumors

In a final decision memo released June 11, the Medicare agency provides national coverage for three post-cancer-treatment PET scans. The original coverage proposal would have allowed only one.

Reimbursement In Brief

CMS issues proposed decision memo for PET for solid tumors and sends letter to Smith & Nephew clarifying G codes for negative pressure wound therapies. More reimbursement news.

CMS Urged To Lift All Evidence-Development Restrictions On PET For Solid Tumors

Move to lift coverage-with-evidence-development restrictions is widely supported by industry, medical specialty societies and clinicians.

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

SC143384

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel