NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Exact Sciences today announced that Tufts Health Plan will cover its Cologuard colorectal cancer screening test, effective March 15, 2014.

The noninvasive stool-based test will be available to more than one million people in Massachusetts and Rhode Island covered by the Tufts Health Plan.

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