UnitedHealthcare Joins List of National Payors Supporting Non-invasive Prenatal Diagnostic Testing | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UnitedHealthcare has joined the growing list of national insurers to support non-invasive prenatal diagnostics tests.

The company, which covers about 30 million lives, issued a medical policy decision in favor of such tests under certain circumstances as a screening tool for trisomies 21, 18, and 13.

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