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Since last year the AMA has issued 23 PLA codes for firms that want to better track use of their tests, but the effect of the codes on improving reimbursement remains to be seen.

A study from Yale researchers finds that about a third of new drugs, especially ones with accelerated approval, have safety issues, NPR reports.

The panel's decisions could change the codes diagnostic companies use to bill payors for these tests, which could affect revenue.

The coding requirements will be a particularly complicated aspect of implementing the new law which aims to move diagnostic pricing to a market-based system.

Multiple legislative proposals before Congress show regulation of lab-developed tests remains divisive within the life sciences community.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its preliminary clinical laboratory fee schedule (CLFS) deter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week issued the final national payment limits for 65 genetic tests described by Ti

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Association for Molecular Pathology today announced that it has submitted to an American Medical Association panel its proposal for CPT codes for sequencing-based assays.

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According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.