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<p>Final colorectal cancer screening recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force assigned an “A” grade to colorectal cancer screening in those ages 50-75 years and provided a list of recognized screening exams. The Affordable Care Act now would require private insurers that take part in insurance exchanges to fully cover, with no co-pay, all of the colorectal cancer screening exams recognized by the United States Preventive Services Task Force, including CT colonography. Medicare should now recognize this overall “A” grade and provide full coverage for CT colonography.</p>

Task Force Offers Colorectal Cancer Screening Recs

Virtual colonoscopy coverage will make more widespread screening a reality