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Study on Medicaid Expansion and Access

A study released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the NCCRT estimates that in 2017 over 2.7 million low-income men and women aged 50-64 will remain uninsured and continue to lack access to an affordable health care coverage option, including colorectal cancer screening services.

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NCCRT

Improving Northern Plains American Indian Colorectal Cancer Screening (INPACS) Report

The Improving Northern Plains American Indian Colorectal Cancer Screening (INPACS) project recruited 54 Indian Health Services (IHS), tribal health, and urban health clinics within to better understand successes and challenges for colorectal cancer screening and to collaboratively develop strategies to improve cancer screening rates.

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External Partner

Report on Use of Medical Records to Facilitate Colorectal Cancer Screening

The NCCRT has joined with the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Community Health Centers to issue a new report entitled, “Use of Electronic Medical Records to Facilitate Colorectal Cancer Screening in Community Health Centers.”

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NCCRT

Coverage of Medicaid Preventive Services for Adults – A National Review

The NCCRT partnered with ACS CAN and the American Heart Association to commission researchers at George Washington University to determine state by state Medicaid coverage around USPSTF-recommended preventive services, including colorectal cancer screening.

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NCCRT

Strategy Paper on Expanding Colorectal Cancer Screening at Community Health Centers

The NCCRT has issued a new strategy paper entitled, "Strategies for expanding colorectal cancer screening at community health centers ," which has been published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

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NCCRT

Coverage of Colonoscopy Under the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention Benefit

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires private health insurers to cover recommended preventive services such as colonoscopies without any patient cost-sharing. This 2012 report finds that confusion over whether colorectal cancer screenings are characterized as preventive care or treatment means patients sometimes receive unexpected bills for the procedure.

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NCCRT

Promoting Cancer Screening in the Patient Centered Medical Home

This NCCRT commissioned article helps frame the needs and opportunities with respect to integrating cancer screening into the medical home.

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NCCRT

Colorectal Cancer Screening Barriers and Facilitators in Older Persons

This systematic review identifies factors that are most consistently mentioned as either barriers to or facilitators of colorectal cancer screening in older persons.

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NCCRT

The Quality of Colonoscopy Services – Responsibilities of Referring Clinicians

This report, developed by an NCCRT working group, provides criteria that primary care physicians can use when choosing a colonoscopist. 

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NCCRT

Quality Screening Colonoscopy Referral System

Sifri R, Wender R, Lieberman D, Potter M, Peterson K, Smith R. Developing a Quality Screening Colonoscopy Referral System in Primary Care Practice: A Report from the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. CA Cancer J Clin 2010;60;40-49; originally published online Dec 18, 2009.

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NCCRT

Report on Savings to Medicare from Increased Colorectal Cancer Screening (2007)

This report describes potential savings to Medicare and pre-Medicare payers from increased colorectal cancer screening among 50-64 year olds.

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NCCRT

CRC Screening Network Practice and Policy Survey

The aim of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Network Practice and Policy survey was to gather information from members of the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Network and their contacts about practices and policies and challenges associated with colorectal cancer screening delivery.

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NCCRT

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