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The genomic test is covered by Medicare for all men with localized prostate cancer being considered for treatment.

The draft LCD would cover the Signatera minimal residual disease test for several solid tumor types and indications, including immunotherapy response monitoring.

The contractors will provide limited coverage for ctDNA tests if the patient has a personal history of stage II to stage III colorectal cancer.

The Medicare Administrative Contractor will cover ctDNA tests if the patient has a personal history of colorectal cancer.

New offerings from the oncology testing company include Inivita's InvisionFirst-Lung test and the NeoLab solid tumor test.

The MAC will consider PGx testing reasonable and necessary after a physician has narrowed a patient's treatment options to specific medications.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

Under the LCD, pharmacogenomic tests are covered when medications are being considered for use that are known to have a clinically actionable gene-drug interaction.

Under the agreement, NeoGenomics will also make a $25 million equity investment in Inivata with an option to buy the company outright.

The Medicare Administrative Contractor's decision covers molecular diagnostic laboratory tests as predictive classifiers for non-small cell lung cancer.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.