We are adding a new Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) Kit program for colorectal screening. The U.S. Preventive Task Force recommends average risk individuals begin colorectal cancer screening at age 50. To encourage this, we are sending an immunochemical fecal occult blood test (iFOB or FIT), to UnitedHealthcare commercial plan members within a month of turning age 50.
Help us to promote better health by encouraging your patients to return this kit for analysis. The results will be sent to you and the member. Completing a FIT Kit will not prevent coverage for other preventative screenings that may be needed.