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80% by 2018 Update

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80%

The Pledge

In 2015, the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) signed on to support the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable's (NCCRT) 80% Pledge initiative to achieve 80% of United States adults 50 years and older screening regularly for colorectal cancer (CRC).

by 2018

Why it is so

important

NEW colon cancer

cases every year

NEW rectal cancer

cases every year

CRC DEATHS

in 2018*

*2018 statistics provided by Cancer Journal for Clinicians

THIRD most commonly diagnosed cancer

THIRD leading cause of cancer-related death in both men and women

2014 - 2016

97,000

50,630

43,030

Improvement

of U.S. adults ages 50-75 up to date with CRC screening

67%

1.8%

5 million more adults are being screened

CRC Screening Utilization Breakdown

Medicare PPO Patients

9%

Medicare HMO Patients

5%

So what's next?

2019 Update

Reach out to Hispanics, Latinos, and Asians

CRC screening uptake for these demographics remains less than 50%

50%

Medicaid

Reimbursement

Encourage Medicaid outreach for CRC screening in all

50 states

Expand insurance reimbursement for screening to 45-49 year olds*

*The current age for reimbursement is 50

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