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With PAMA scheduled to be implemented in January, many believe M&A in the clinical lab space will heat up, with Quest and LabCorp the main beneficiaries. 

The company said it now has payor coverage for more than 130 million individuals.

The company obtained out-of-state provider status from California's Medicaid program for its OVA1 test, giving it access to more than 12 million patients. 

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With a recent draft guidance from Medicare contractor Palmetto, and $6.1 million in new funding, Indi hopes to launch the test in the next six to nine months.

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