Cologuard® resources for HCPs
Important and useful materials to help support your efforts in screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) with Cologuard.
You can download materials from this page directly or request information from a Cologuard representative via contact a rep. If you have any questions or need further assistance, you can call our Customer Care Center at 1-844-870-8870.
Cologuard Clinician Brochure Complete prescribing information for Cologuard. Pivotal Study Data As Published In The New England Journal Of Medicine Imperiale TF, Ransohoff DF, Itzkowitz SH, et al. Multitarget stool DNA testing for colorectal-cancer screening. 2014. Retrospective Study Data As Published In The World Journal Of Gastroenterology Prince M, Lester L, Chiniwala R, Berger B. Multitarget stool DNA tests increases colorectal cancer screening among previously noncompliant Medicare patients. 2017. Study Data As Published In The Annals Of Family Medicine Verma P, Cohen K, Berke EM. The effect of a shared decision-making process on acceptance of colorectal cancer screening. 2022.
Study Data As Published In Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Johnson MD, Kisiel JB, Burger KN, et al. Multitarget stool DNA test: clinical performance and impact on yield and quality of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening. 2017.
Order Cologuard Through Epiccare Link EMRLearn about a secure, online tool that healthcare professionals and support staff registered with Exact Sciences Laboratories can use to quickly and efficiently place orders, view order status, and get test results online. Order Cologuard By FaxFill out this order form entirely and fax it to Exact Sciences at 1-844-870-8875. Order Cologuard Through Your EMRQuick start guide for ordering Cologuard through your EMR. Coverage For A Follow-up Colonoscopy Summary Guide For Providers And Medical Offices Information from the American Gastroenterological Association and Fight CRC about the 2023 requirement that Medicare, ACA, and commercial plans cover a colonoscopy following a positive stool-based test for CRC, including what this means for providers and how to code the change correctly. Provider Status Report Enrollment FormSign up to receive biweekly fax updates about your Cologuard orders and a summary of your patients due for rescreening.
Enrollment forms are available for providers with a single office location and multiple office locations.
Patient Screening Letter From Provider Complete and send this letter template to patients in your practice who are due for CRC screening. It describes how a noninvasive test like Cologuard may be an appropriate option. Patient Order Letter From ProviderComplete and send this letter template to patients in your practice for whom you have ordered a Cologuard collection kit to ensure they are clear on the screening process. Cologuard Rescreening Letter From ProviderComplete and send this letter template to the patients in your practice who are due for rescreening and that Cologuard may be an option. Cologuard Rescreening Order Letter From ProviderPatient received a negative Cologuard result 3+ years ago (overdue) and HCP has ordered another Cologuard collection kit for the patient. Cologuard Rescreening Advance Order Letter From ProviderPatient received a negative Cologuard result LESS than 3 years ago (due soon) and HCP has ordered another Cologuard collection kit for the patient. It will ship when they are eligible to be screened. Letter Of Medical Necessity Complete and send this letter template to your patient's insurance company if you deem Cologuard to be medically necessary for your patient. Cologuard Results Summary Provides a summary of Cologuard result types for healthcare providers.
Patient Educational Resources
CRC Screening Options OverviewSend this overview of available CRC screening options to your patients or use it to review the considerations for each option.
Cologuard Information For PatientsCologuard patient education letter.
Colorectal Cancer Facts For PatientsColorectal cancer facts patient education letter.
Coverage for a Follow-up Colonoscopy:
Coverage For A Follow-up Colonoscopy Summary Guide For Patients And CaregiversInformation from the American Gastroenterological Association and Fight CRC about the 2023 requirement that commercial insurers and Medicare must cover colonoscopies after a positive noninvasive stool test for CRC, including details about the screening process and what to do if you get a bill.
Collection Process Resources:
How To Use Cologuard Video
Share this step-by-step video with your patients so they understand how to use Cologuard. Available in 13 languages.
The Cologuard Guide To Screening For Colon CancerA comprehensive guide for patients that explains the importance of screening for CRC, what to expect with Cologuard, how to complete the Cologuard collection kit process, and how to get 24/7 support. Available in 13 languages.
Cologuard Quick Start GuideAn easy-to-use resource that walks patients through the collection process, from images of the kit contents to illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Patients are also directed to more detailed instruction and support services. Available in 13 languages.
Unreturned Kit Reminder Letter From ProviderCustomize and send this letter to your patients who have not completed their Cologuard collection kit to reinforce the importance of screening and ensure they are clear on next steps.
Patient Advocacy Resource:
Join The Screen + Me Network Your patients who have already been screened for CRC can inspire others to do the same by volunteering to share their story. Share this resource with patients who would like to participate.
Patient Cologuard Order Letter Template From GI A letter template that GIs can share with patients who may have missed or canceled their last CRC screening colonoscopy.
Patient Cologuard Rescreen Letter Template From GI A letter template that GIs can share with patients who are eligible for a rescreen.
Declined Colonoscopy Letter Template From GI A letter template for GIs to share with HCPs when a referred patient has declined a colonoscopy.
Cologuard Health System Letter Template From GI A GI letter template that outlines the importance of CRC screening and can be shared with an HCP.
Unsuccessful Scheduling Attempt From GI A letter template for GIs to share with HCPs when they have not been successful in scheduling a patient's testing procedure.
GI Alignment Letter Template Gastroenterologists can use this letter to encourage primary care providers to help close the CRC screening gap by offering Cologuard to their average risk patients as soon as they are eligible.