CMS Finalizes Rate Hike for BG Medicine's Galectin-3 Test | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine said today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have published the final determination of the 2014 Medicare national limitation amount for the company's galectin-3 test, arriving at a price of $30.01.

This is an increase over the test's 2013 national limitation of $17.80, and represents a win for BG Medicine, which had petitioned CMS for reconsideration of the 2013 determination.

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