Paying for Colorectal Screening Tests
Many of the screening tests for colorectal cancer are covered by private health insurance plans. In fact, many states now have laws requiring insurers to cover colorectal cancer screening tests. Check with your insurance provider about the tests covered by your plan.
For those with Medicare, several tests are covered after the age of 50. These tests are typically covered if you have an average risk of getting colorectal cancer:
If you have a high risk of getting colorectal cancer, Medicare will cover these tests, regardless of age: