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Preventive Medicine: Lung Cancer Screening

By:  Find-A-Codeā„¢
Published:  May 9th, 2018

Lung Cancer Screening

Procedure Codes
G0296: Counseling visit to discuss need for lung cancer screening (ldct) using low dose ct scan (service is for eligibility determination and shared decision making)
G0297: Low dose ct scan (ldct) for lung cancer screening
S8092: Electron beam computed tomography (also known as ultrafast ct, cine ct)
71250: Computed tomography, thorax; without contrast material

ICD-10-CM
G0296-G0297, S8092, 71250: Z87.891, Z12.2

Frequency
G0296-G0297, S8092, 71250: Once annually

Additional Information
G0296-G0297, S8092, 71250

  • Covered as preventive for those ages 55-80
  • Additional screenings past one annually will be subject to cost sharing
  • Lung cancer screening coverage varies widely, consult your payer

Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information in this document does not guarantee payment or that included codes meet applicable qualifications as preventive services for all insurances and insurance plans, please consult your payer.



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