When used together, ThyGeNext and ThyraMir combine next-generation sequencing of an individual's DNA and RNA along with a microRNA classifier.
The study said that Cologuard was an "inefficient screening option" for colorectal cancer given its cost as compared to other CRC screening methods.
In response to CMS reopening its national coverage determination to address its germline testing policy, stakeholders point out areas of concern and confusion.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it would cover approved CAR-T therapies for Medicare patients, according to the Associated Press.
The firm said that UHC will cover the test for patients with major depressive disorder or anxiety who have failed to respond to one or more treatments.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's members will able to access Interpace's tests on an in-network basis, which will limit their out-of-pocket expenses.
Blue Shield of California's members will be able to access Interpace's tests on an in-network basis, which will limit their out-of-pocket expenses.
Under the determination, which will become final following publication in Germany's Federal Gazette, Oncotype DX becomes the only multigene test nationally reimbursed in Germany for its target population early-stage breast cancer patients.
The Japan Times reports that Japan's public health insurance system will cover genetic testing for some cancer patients.
The diagnostic will now be a contracted service with Anthem Blue Cross of California and 10 of its affiliated health plans.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.