NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agendia this week said that Palmetto GBA, California's Part B Medicare administrator, has established coding guidelines for the firm's MammaPrint test. It said patients in the US can now submit claims for the MammaPrint test directly to Palmetto GBA in California where the test results are analyzed.

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