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CMS Unconvinced On PET Scans For Bone Metastasis; CED Data Not Enough

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

While National Oncologic PET Registry data has been effective in persuading CMS to remove evidence-development restrictions from positron emission tomography coverage policies in the past, NOPR data was not enough to support coverage of PET scans to identify bone metastasis in a Dec. 15 national coverage determination.

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