NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Metamark Genetics announced that three Medicare contractors have issued draft local coverage determinations (LCDs) for its ProMark prognostic test for early-stage prostate cancer.

Palmetto GBA, Noridian Healthcare Solutions, and CGS Administrators have all issued draft LCDs proposing reimbursement for the proteomic test.

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