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Webinar on Waiving Colonoscopy Co-Pays

This webinar will repeat the workshop: Everything you need to know about colonoscopy copays, including how one health plan made the switch to waiving copays, which was a workshop hosted at NCCRT’s 2016 annual meeting. The purpose of the webinar is to provide a better understanding of the copay issue, as well as what is being done to address it.

Description of Event:
This webinar will:

  • Explain what’s covered with respect to colorectal cancer screening, what’s not covered and how to code for it;
  • Provide an update on federal and state efforts to remove cost sharing for colorectal cancer screening; and
  • Describe a case study in which Gateway Health of Pennsylvania plan removed copays for colonoscopies following positive FIT tests.


  • Joel Brill, MD, Chair, Payor Policy Workgroup, American Gastroenterological Association
  • Caroline Powers, Director, Federal Relations, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc.
  • Marnie Schilken, MPH, Gateway Health SM, Director, Population Health Strategies, Quality Improvement

The webinar is open to CDC grantees, NCCRT members, 80% by 2018 partners, and ACS Health Systems staff.

Registration information:
You must be pre-registered to join the webinar, and the number of attendees is limited:



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