Clinicians play a key role in determining the eligibility of patients for lung cancer screening, ensuring patients understand the benefits and harms of lung cancer screening and working with patients to make decisions about screening that are consistent with the patients’ values. Shared decision-making is a communication process in which practitioners discuss options and work collaboratively with patients toward preference-based decisions. This section shares the process, which is required for Medicare reimbursement, as well as suggested messages, resources and smoking cessation interventions. For more information about how to best use this website please review the "about the guide” tab, which includes some important step-by-step guidance about how to best access the full breadth of the information on this website.