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Are lung cancer screenings covered by insurance?

Dr. Behrooz Shabahang, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Medicare, Medicaid and most commercial insurance companies provide coverage for lung cancer screening for people determined to be at high risk for lung cancer. People should check with their insurance provider to determine if lung cancer screening is covered.

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