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A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto for the week of 8/22/2019.

The financing, which comes on the heels of a $30 million Series C round, will be used for operating capital.

The funding comes several months after the drug metabolism testing company withdrew a planned $74.3 million initial public offering. 

As part of the deal, AltheaDx's IDgenetix genetic testing will be integrated into Sinfonia's medication therapy management programs.

In an SEC document, the company said that current terms were not attractive enough for it to continue with a public offering. 

The molecular diagnostics firm anticipates fetching between $12 and $14 per share in its IPO for net proceeds of $52.2 million at the midpoint price of $13 per share. 

The firm offers a portfolio of genetic tests to help clinicians tailor treatments for patients suffering from cardiovascular disease, neuropsychiatric disorders, and pain. 

BioTheranostics Nicolas Barthelemy its new president and CEO. He succeeds Richard Ding, who will remain chairman of the board of bioTheranostics in addition to heading the Asia Pacific operations for parent company bioMérieux.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – AltheaDx's suite of pharmacogenetic tests, called IDgenetix, has been approved by the New York Department of Health, enabling the molecular diagnostics firm to sell the tests in all 50 US states.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.