Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers this test once every 48 months if you’re age 50 or older when your doctor uses it instead of a flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. If you're at high risk for colorectal cancer and are age 50 or older, Medicare covers this test once every 24 months.
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What it is
An X-ray exam that can detect changes or abnormalities in your large intestine (colon).