The researchers also plan to analyze how payors make coverage decisions for NGS-based gene panels, exome, and whole-genome sequencing clinical tests.
The positive coverage determination is one of several the company has received in recent months from various insurance companies for the ConfirmMDx test.
While undergoing parallel review for its FoundationOne test by the FDA and CMS, the firm will continue to work with its local MACs on reimbursement.
The colon cancer screening test is now covered in-network by the insurance company in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
Natera said that a greater proportion of NIPTs for average-risk pregnancies are being reimbursed, while reimbursement for microdeletion testing is declining.
Under the agreement, members of the health plan will have covered access to Biocept's growing menu of circulating tumor cell and circulating tumor DNA tests.
Under the agreements, members of Fortified Provider Network and Three Rivers Provider Network will now have access to Biocept's liquid biopsy tests.
Biocept's liquid biopsy diagnostic services are available to approximately 68 million people in MultiPlan's national PPO and complementary network.
The agreements with the PPOs bring the total number of Americans with covered access to Biocept's tests to about 31 million.