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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.

In a move that surprised many stakeholders in the molecular diagnostics industry, the American Medical Association and healthcare information technology firm McKesson last week announced that they are working together to harmonize their respective coding systems for molecular tes

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Medical Association and McKesson announced a licensing deal today to create a reference product for identifying and tracking molecular diagnostic tests.

This article has been updated to include comments from Palmetto Medical Director Elaine Jeter. Originally published Jan. 26.


In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.

A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.

Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.

Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.