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Insurance Coverage for CT Colonography Screening: Impact on Overall Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates.

Insurance Coverage for CT Colonography Screening: Impact on Overall Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates.

Dr. Maureen Smith et al. compared colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates for patients with and without insurance coverage for CT colonography. Using longitudinal electronic health record data, the investigators found that among patients who became due for CRC screening, there was a 48% greater likelihood of them getting screened by any method if they had insurance coverage for CT colonography when compared to those who did not have insurance coverage.

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