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Under a proposed decision, to be finalized in August and become effective in late 2020, NIPT would only be covered for women with particular fetal trisomy risks.

While a number of hospitals have sold their outreach operations in recent years, observers suggest these businesses are well-suited to the current environment.

Lab director Glenn George discusses trends within clinical microbiology that could set it apart from other portions of the clinical laboratory.

City of Hope and Texas Oncology are the first customers for Trapelo, a decision support platform from Innovation Insights that involves labs and payors.

The non-coverage decision came despite appeals by the company following a draft non-coverage determination issued last year.  

In a pair of recent studies, Crescendo put forth new clinical utility data and an age and adiposity-adjusted model for its Vectra DA rheumatoid arthritis test.

Smaller labs that serve large Medicare populations, such as skilled nursing facility labs, have cut services and expressed concerns about their survival.

While orders of its Liquid GPS are increasing, Soon-Shiong expressed frustration with the slow pace of reimbursement and urged investor patience.

BioReference Laboratories — which is already an in-network lab with Horizon BCBS — said that the preferred lab status includes its GeneDx subsidiary.

The health insurer renewed its longstanding clinical lab services relationship with LabCorp and added Quest as an in-network provider of such services.

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