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Genetics & Genomics Reimbursement

News and trends on diagnostics testing, insurance coverage, and reimbursement.

The diagnostic will now be a contracted service with Anthem Blue Cross of California and 10 of its affiliated health plans.

The government payor asked the public to specifically weigh in on the evidence supporting germline testing to assess treatment benefit for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.

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

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

NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong said that the company is seeking a fast-track FDA clearance predicated on Memorial Sloan Kettering's 468-gene panel.

Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.