March 26, 2018

SNMMI seeks expanded coverage for NaF PET

SNMMI, the World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS), and the American College of Radiology (ACR) are recommending that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reconsider the current restrictive coverage policy for NaF PET imaging to identify bone metastases, which can inform treatment strategy. The limited coverage policy became more restrictive on December 14, 2017, when CMS closed the National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR). {read more here}