CMS Proposal To Limit Number Of PET Scans For Cancer Patients Sparks Outcry
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
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.
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