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Hundreds of Alzheimer’s Advocates Urge CMS to Support Coverage of Innovative Diagnostic Scans

Safe and effective PET beta-amyloid scans will allow doctors to advise patients on the proper course of care and speed clinical trials

WASHINGTON, DC – Nearly 350 Alzheimer’s advocates submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week, urging the agency to provide coverage for a tool able to more precisely diagnose patients being evaluated for dementia.

ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer’s Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee Approval of $84 Million Increase in Funding for NIA Alzheimer’s Research and $20 Million for Alzheimer’s Services and Supports

Researchers Call for More Rapid Growth in Research Funding to Achieve National Goal of Stopping Alzheimer’s by 2025

USAgainstAlzheimer’s Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee Approval of $84 Million Increase in Funding for NIA Alzheimer’s Research and $20 Million for Alzheimer’s Services and Support

USAgainstAlzheimer’s Disappointed with Medicare Agency’s Proposal to Impose Additional Barriers to PET Amyloid Scan Diagnostic Technology

Decision would limit access to promising diagnostic tool for thousands of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients

The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Announces Innovative Open Science Research Challenge at White House

Big Data Challenge will promote the use of crowdsourcing in an effort to spur rapid innovation in the fight against Alzheimer’s

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