Rosetta Gets Medicare Coverage for mets2 Assay; Stock Soars | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics today said that Novitas, a designated Medicare contractor, has informed the firm that it plans to cover its miRview mets2 assay for all Medicare beneficiaries.

Rosetta's shares climbed as high as $7.84 in Wednesday trade on the Nasdaq, before closing at $4.99, up 208 percent.

The miRview mets2 test identifies tumor of origin in primary and metastatic cancer including cancer of unknown or uncertain primary.

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