NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences will meet next week with officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to discuss the status of CMS’ review of the firm’s colorectal cancer screening technology, the company said today.
 
The company applied last August for a national coverage determination with CMS to try to get the stool-based CRC diagnostic covered under Medicare, but in October it was notified by the US Food and Drug Administration that the PreGen-Plus assay would require premarket approval.

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