FAQs on the Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act

August 31, 2021

On March 16, 2021, Representatives Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) re-introduced the Multi- Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act, H.R. 1946. On May 27, 2021, Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced the Senate companion, S. 1873. This legislation will create a pathway to allow Medicare to cover multi-cancer screening tests once the tests have been approved by the FDA. ACS CAN has endorsed this legislation.