NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Exact Sciences has filed a lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBS-NC) in the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina for "improperly and illegally adopt[ing] an official policy of denying benefits and refusing to pay Exact for the costs of performing Exact's proprietary colorectal cancer screening test, Cologuard."

The company alleges BCBS-NC has "improperly and illegally" refused more than $410,000 in payments, starting in October 2014 and continuing to the present.

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