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Colorectal Cancer Screening - Barium Enema Detailed
Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.
When this test is used instead of a flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, Medicare covers it once every 48 months if you're 50 or over and once every 24 months if you're at high risk for colorectal cancer.
CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.
For barium enemas, you pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for the doctor's services. In ahospital outpatient setting, you also pay a copayment.
Medicare Part: The part of Medicare that pays for this service or supply.
Organization Name: The organization name that this coverage topic is associated with.
Important Notes: Details regarding important notes about the coverage.