CMS Denies Medicare Payment for Warfarin PGx Testing; Proposes Limiting Coverage to Evidence Studies | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated from an earlier version to include additional comments.

Finding insufficient evidence demonstrating that pharmacogenomics-guided warfarin dosing improves health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week determined that pharmacogenomic testing to predict warfarin responsiveness is "not reasonable and necessary."

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