Colorectal Cancer Screening - Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Detailed
Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.
Medicare covers several colorectal cancer screening tests. Talk with your doctor about the screening options that are right for you. All people with Medicare age 50 and older are covered.
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: Medicare covers this test once every 48 months, but not within 10 years of a screening colonoscopy.
CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.
You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount. You pay 25% of the Medicare-approved amount if the test is done in a hospital outpatient department.
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.
Carrier (Part B)
Important Notes: Details regarding important notes about the coverage.