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The G-BA commissioned a contractor to prepare an evidence report by early 2018 and to gather information for patients by early 2019.

The firm said it is now an in-network provider with the country's fourth-largest health insurer. 

The firm said that the new coverage for its Afirma thyroid cancer test makes it a medically necessary benefit for nearly 24 million Blues plan members.

Starting Feb. 15, Aetna members will be able to access NxGen MDx's genetic screening and noninvasive prenatal testing as an in-network benefit. 

The coverage decision provides Humana's 13 million members with access to the test, which provides a numerical score to assess the risk of disease recurrence.

Members of the health plan will have access to Biocept's growing menu of circulating tumor cell and circulating tumor DNA tests.

With a recent draft guidance from Medicare contractor Palmetto, and $6.1 million in new funding, Indi hopes to launch the test in the next six to nine months.

EndoPredict is a kit-based RNA expression test that evaluates 12 genes to assess the aggressiveness of breast cancer on a molecular level, and is set to launch in the US this year.

Agendia is launching a patient access program to position MammaPrint in clinics, while other test makers are taking a wait-and-see approach.

The company touted the recent spate of positive payor coverage decisions it has seen for its ConfirmMDx and SelectMDx prostate cancer tests.

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