UnitedHealthcare to Cover Whole-Genome Sequencing for Certain Non-Cancer Indications
The private payor published new coverage criteria for whole-genome sequencing tests for patients with a variety of non-cancer indications.
UnitedHealthcare Clamping Down on Expanded Carrier Screening, Genetic Counselors, Testing Firms Say
Like most major payors, UHC has long deemed expanded screening medically unnecessary, but some providers say it has enforced this policy more strictly as of late.
UnitedHealthcare Issues New Policy Expanding Coverage of Precision Oncology Diagnostics
The private payor added new coverage criteria for sequencing tests in approved companion diagnostic indications, as well as prostate cancer risk assays.
UnitedHealthcare to Cover Guardant360 for Approved CDx Indications in Lung, Breast Cancer
The move adds coverage for patients not eligible for coverage under Medicare, which currently pays for the test across all tumor types.
Natera Joins UnitedHealthcare's Preferred Lab Network
The company joins 11 other laboratories as a PLN member, which all meet UHC’s highest levels of quality, service, and cost criteria.