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Does medicare cover colon cancer screening?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Colonoscopy screening is covered by medicare.
Find a gastroenterology office or clinic and they can verify this for you.

In brief: Yes

Colonoscopy screening is covered by medicare.
Find a gastroenterology office or clinic and they can verify this for you.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Enrique Molina
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes it does, but only for patients 50 years or older, unless you have a family history or other risk factor.

In brief: Yes

Yes it does, but only for patients 50 years or older, unless you have a family history or other risk factor.
Dr. Enrique Molina
Dr. Enrique Molina
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Medicare covers colonoscopy for patients over age 50 years; typical schedule of coverage is for one colonoscopy every 120 months or every 24 months for high-risk patients.

In brief: Yes

Medicare covers colonoscopy for patients over age 50 years; typical schedule of coverage is for one colonoscopy every 120 months or every 24 months for high-risk patients.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes...

But there are stipulations - read : http://www.
Medicare.Gov/navigation/manage-your-health/preventive-services/colon-cancer-screening.Aspx.

In brief: Yes...

But there are stipulations - read : http://www.
Medicare.Gov/navigation/manage-your-health/preventive-services/colon-cancer-screening.Aspx.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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