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Medicare says it will cover lung cancer scans for long-time smokers

Posted November 11, 2014, 12:09 pm Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications In a post last week, my colleague Beverly Merz, executive editor of the Harvard Women’s Health Watch, explained the benefits of lung scans for long-term smokers. She also pointed out that while these scans will be covered by most private health insurance beginning in 2015, an advisory panel for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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