ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center

Phone 1-800-770-0145
Email lungcascreening@acr.org

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Chair, ACR Commission on Quality & Safety
  The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is unit-specific. All sites applying for this designation must meet the requirements outlined below, including having active ACR CT accreditation in the chest module on the designated unit(s).

01 Determine Eligibility

A facility is eligible to receive the ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation if it meets the following basic criteria:

02 How to Apply

Starting December 1, 2021 sites wishing to be an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, initial or renewal cycle, will submit an application and complete testing in the updated accreditation database. The updated database will be released the first quarter of 2022.  If you have any questions please contact ACR: 1-800-770-0145 or  email lungcascreening@acr.org

The process of becoming an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center will be a 2-step process:

Facilities meeting the designation requirements will be identified as an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center by a symbol on the ACR Accredited Facility Search page.

 

03 Designation Renewal

The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation will remain effective for the duration of the unit’s CT accreditation period, as long as the unit maintains the requirements of ACR CT accreditation including the chest module. Renewal of the designation will occur after the renewal of the CT accreditation is complete. Designation renewal requires submission of a new application, fees and clinical data form.  

04 Payment Policy and Fees

Payment must be included with the application. Applications received without payment will not be processed and will be returned if payment is not received within 30 days. Make checks payable to the American College of Radiology and reference your ACR CT modality identification number on the check or stub. Credit card payments using VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Fees are nonrefundable and are subject to change.

ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center Fee: $400 per facility