Guardant Health Secures New Commercial Payor Coverage for Liquid Biopsy Cancer Profiling Test
With new coverage from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna, and Humana, the firm's Guardant360/Guardant360 CDx assay is now covered by all major commercial health insurers.
Humana Broadens Coverage of NIPT for Average Risk Pregnancies
As a result of the expanded coverage, Natera said it believes there are currently 139 million people covered in the US for average risk NIPT.
CMS Draft Coverage Policy on NGS Cancer Tests Raises Questions About Where Commercial Payors Stand
Executives at two commercial payors said they'd follow CMS' lead when it comes to patients covered under Medicare but beyond that their support for the agency's policy is less clear.
Exact Sciences' Colon Cancer Test to Get Humana In-Network Coverage
The stool-based test was approved by US regulators in 2014 and included as an A-rated service in the US Preventive Services Task Force's colorectal cancer screening guidelines earlier this year.
Invitae Inks National Provider Agreement With Humana
The deal suggests the company is making steady progress toward its goal of signing coverage deals with all major private payors by year end.