Screening flexible sigmoidoscopies
Medicare covers screening flexible sigmoidoscopies once every 48 months for most people 50 or older. If you aren’t at high risk, Medicare covers this test 120 months after a previous screening colonoscopy.
You pay nothing if your doctor or other qualified health care provider accepts
If a screening flexible sigmoidoscopy results in the biopsy or removal of a lesion or growth during the same visit, the procedure is considered diagnostic and you may have to pay
, but the Part B