Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography)

Published 6/1/2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) offers many resources to assist you when billing for breast cancer screening (mammography).

  • CMS MLN Medicare Preventive Services Educational Tool — includes codes, who is covered, frequency, and what the beneficiary pays
  • CMS IOM Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15 (PDF, 1.42 MB), Section 280.3 — Screening Mammography
  • CMS IOM Pub. 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 18 (PDF, 1.27 MB), Section 20 — Mammography Services (Screening and Diagnostic)

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