NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics today expanded its patient financial assistance program to include some who are underinsured.

Under the expanded program, Myriad will offer financial assistance to certain underinsured patients so that they have to pay out-of-pocket costs of no more than $375. To be eligible, patients must have private insurance, meet their insurers' coverage criteria for testing, and have a household income that does not exceed 200 percent of the Federal financial poverty level, Myriad said.

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