NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer and Verinata Health said this week that "several of the top health insurance plans" now cover Verinata's Verifi non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test. As a result, more than 80 million covered lives have access to the test. PerkinElmer Chairman and CEO Robert Friel said that two of the top-five providers recently signed agreements to cover Verifi, though he did not elaborate. He added that more than 15 health plans now cover Verifi.

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