CodeMap® Compliance Briefing: 8/08/08
In a just released update, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening for prostate cancer in men age 75 years or older. While this new recommendation may have limited immediate effect on PSA testing, USPSTF recommendations often shape future coverage policy for both government and non-government payers as well as the practice patterns of primary care physicians. This week we will discuss how the USPSTF works and its role in setting Medicare coverage policy. As always, please let us know if you have any questions or comments.
Gregory Root, Esq.
USPSTF Recommends New PSA Screening Criteria
by: Charles Root, Ph.D.
What is the U.S. Preve....
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