3d Mammograms and Medicare

Jul 18, 2019

  1. Stephen
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    You could write a book abut what I don't know about mammograms. Does anyone know if Medicare covers the "new" 3d mammogram?
     
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    To conclude, 3D mammograms are not covered by Medicare because 1) they’re diagnostic mammograms and this type is generally rejected by the program and 2) there’s more evidence as to their ineffectiveness and experimental nature than to their accuracy.
     
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    Thanks VIPoffer , I read this on Medicare.gov . It doesn't specifically address the 3d screening , hence my post.
     
    Stephen, Jul 22, 2019
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    While this is not exactly the same, it does include Medicare. I know a dual eligible that just had that done. No cost to them at all, so I'm assuming Medicare does pay for the 3D exam.
     
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    Thanks Todd !
     
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